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Alexandria second baseman Grant Toivonen tags out Lane Berberich on a stolen base attempt in the first inning of Sunday's Fourth of July Tournament championship game at Knute Nelson Ballpark. Alexandria defeated Osakis in the game 3-1. (Blaze Fugina/Echo Press)

Alexandria Legion defeats Osakis 3-1 in tournament championship

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The Alexandria Legion baseball team capped off a strong Fourth of July Tournament for its pitching staff with a 3-1 victory against Osakis on Sunday afternoon at Knute Nelson Ballpark.


The Osakis Legion team was forced to settle for second place after outscoring its opponents 31-10 in the weekend’s first three games. Parker Bowden kept Alexandria’s streak of strong pitching alive against Osakis by only allowing one unearned run in seven innings.

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Blaze Fugina
Blaze Fugina is a sports reporter at the Echo Press. Before working in Alexandria, he graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in May of 2011. He previously worked as the community editor of the Mound Laker for more than a year. You can follow Blaze on Twitter at @BlazeFugina.
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