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Thate Peterson (right) consoles Trey Eckstrom (left) as Michael Bigelbach looks on after Red Wing's 5-4 eight-inning loss to Rochester Mayo Thursday in Rochester. Photo by Chris Harrell

Baseball: Red Wing eliminated in heartbreaking defeat

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ROCHESTER - A year removed from its first state appearance since 1977, the Red Wing baseball was well on the way to a Section 1AAA first-round upset against Rochester Mayo.

The 11th-seeded Wingers were taking it to the fifth-seeded Spartans at Mayo Field with two home runs and a 3-0 lead into the seventh inning.

Then, the game unraveled for Red Wing, twice.

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Chris Harrell
Chris Harrell is a sports reporter for the Red Wing Republican Eagle. Previously, he interned at the St. Paul Pioneer Press and The Daily Caller in Washington, D.C. For updates on local sports, follow Chris on Twitter at @RECHarrell.
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