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Alexandria's Mitch Thompson threw during a game against East Grand Forks earlier this summer. Thompson got the win in a 7-6 victory over Elk Horn South as he and his Post 87 teammates went 4-1 at the Decker College World Series Legion baseball tournament last week. (Eric Morken, Echo Press)

Legion baseball team holds its own in Omaha

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The Alexandria Post 87 Legion baseball team proved itself against a lot of quality competition at the Decker College World Series Legion tournament last week by going 4-1 against opponents from all over the country.


Alexandria's only loss came in a 7-2 game against perennial power Midwest City, Oklahoma on Saturday. Midwest City came into the tournament with a 26-3 record and had 10-runned every team it played in pool play before meeting Alexandria.

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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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