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Alexandria second baseman Sam Helgeson tries to turn a double play in the fifth inning against Shakopee on Friday afternoon in Carlos. (Blaze Fugina/Echo Press)

VFW 16s start tournament with a loss

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The Alexandria VFW 16s baseball team took an early 2-0 lead against Shakopee but were unable to maintain it in a 4-3 loss for its first game of its home weekend tournament on Friday afternoon in Carlos.

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Michael Helgeson doubled in the first two runs of the game in the third inning for a 2-0 Alexandria lead. This score held until the fifth inning when Shakopee took a 3-2 lead.

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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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