Junior Legion to State


Prairie Juniors earn trip to State

The Prairie du Chien Junior American Legion baseball team went 4-1 to win the 16U Regional Tournament in Onalaska this past weekend to earn a trip to the State Tournament.

Prairie du Chien defeated Holmen 10-2 in their opening game in Onalaska on July 17. 

Prairie scored 4 runs in the top of the first inning to go up 4-0. 

The Grasshoppers scored 1 in the second and 2 in the third to increase the margin to 7-0. 

Holmen scored a run in the bottom of the fourth to pull within 7-2. 

Prairie scored 3 runs in the sixth and held Holmen in the bottom of the sixth and seventh to gain the 10-2 victory. 

Prairie scored 10 runs on 11 hits and committed 2 errors. Holmen scored 2 runs on just 3 hits and committed 1 error. 

On July 18, Prairie beat Onalaska 6-2. 

On July 19, Prairie lost to the La Crosse North Stars 4-1 in 8 innings. 

On July 20, Prairie pounded Onalaska 10-3. 

On July 20 in the championship game of the double elimination tournament, Prairie nipped the La Crosse North Stars 3-2 in 8 innings.

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