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Red Wing pitcher Aaron Johnson (right) is congratulated by teammates after capping off a complete-game victory during Game 1 of the Section 1B playoffs Sunday against Hastings in Red Wing. Johnson finished with 15 strikeouts in the Aces' 6-3 victory.

Amateur Baseball: Longtime teammates help Aces cruise


Throughout high school, college and amateur ball, Aaron Johnson and Adam Thygesen have played on the baseball diamond together.

“It’s been fun for us,” Johnson said, describing his time as a teammate with Thygesen at Red Wing High School, Southwest Minnesota State University and the Red Wing Aces. “I went to Southwest and he ended up coming, too. We were roommates for two years in college, and we still got the Aces.”

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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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