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Toby Helgeson fielded a ground ball near first base earlier this season. (Echo Press photo by Eric Morken)

Legion baseball: Dramatic comeback forces game two against Bemidji

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After two narrow victories over the weekend, including a 13-inning game against Bemidji, the Alexandria Legion baseball team was one win away on Monday from advancing to the state tournament.


In the district playoffs, Alexandria was twice down to their last half inning during a game on Sunday against seventh seeded Bemidji. But clutch hitting helped get Alexandria to a championship rematch against Bemidji on Monday evening in Moorhead.

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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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