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Legion Baseball: Post 54 opens season with win

The Red Wing Post 54 legion baseball team opened up the 2013 summer with a convincing 10-5 five-inning victory over River Falls Monday at the Red Wing Athletic Field.

Trey Eckstrom put up a dominant effort in five innings, striking out five and allowing just one hit, one walk and one hit batter for the complete-game victory.

At the plate, Thate Peterson led Post 54, going 2-for-2 with a pair of doubles and two RBI. Ty Buck had a hit and two RBI, and Preston Blaney tallied a double and an RBI. Marcus Leach was 1-for-1 with an RBI.

Moving to 1-0, Red Wing is on the road Wednesday at Prescott.