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Legion Baseball: Post 54 sweeps South St. Paul

Red Wing picked up two victories Thursday night on the road against South St. Paul.

Post 54 won Game 1, 16-5 in six innings. South St. Paul took a 2-0 lead in the second inning, but Red Wing responded with nine runs in the top of the third inning and added seven more runs in the sixth inning.

Preston Blaney finished 2-for-5 with a double, a home run and three RBI for Post 54. Michael Bigelbach went 2-for-4 with five RBI in the win.

In Game 2, Red Wing grabbed a 5-2 victory. Post 54 led throughout, grabbing a 3-0 lead after the second inning.

Trey Eckstrom pitched all seven innings for Red Wing, giving up six hits and striking out seven. Blaney went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBI.

Post 54 hosts St. Paul Park today for another doubleheader.

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