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Alexandria's Cody McLaughlin fielded a ball at third base before throwing to first for an out in game one of a doubleheader against East Grand Forks on Monday. McLaughlin had a bases-clearing double in the seventh that forced extra innings in a game that Alexandria eventually won 7-6. (Eric Morken, Echo Press)

Legion baseball: Alexandria rallies to remain perfect

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The Alexandria Legion baseball team showed a flair for the dramatic on Monday night as they rallied from four down to force extras and eventually win 7-6 on the way to a doubleheader sweep over East Grand Forks.


Things came a little easier in game two as Alexandria led 3-0 after the first before winning 7-4 to give them two wins over a district opponent. Parker Bowden got both wins on the mound as he went four innings in game two, allowing one earned run on two hits and one walk.

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Eric Morken
Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.
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