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Cannon Falls third baseman Rich Burr makes a throw to first during Saturday's Class C state amateur baseball game against Nisswa in Belle Plaine. The Bears' season came to an end in a 4-3 loss. (Republican Eagle photo by Joe Brown)

Amateur Baseball: Bears stopped by Nisswa

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BELLE PLAINE, Minn. – As Taylor Pagel headed to second base with a bases-loaded double, he thought there was new life for Cannon Falls.


Down 4-1 heading into the eighth inning, Pagel brought home Nate Otto and Brandon Voth, and Rich Burr slid head-first into home, trying to tie Saturday’s Class C state playoff opener against Nisswa.

As the dust settled on the slide, Burr was called out, much to the chagrin Pagel and the rest of the Bears’ bench.

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Joe Brown
Joe Brown is the sports editor for the Red Wing Republican Eagle. Previously, he worked at the Marshall Independent and the St. Cloud Times. For updates on local sports, follow Joe on Twitter at @RE_JBrown.
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