Knights make a run at state

Published 12:11 pm Saturday, July 19, 2008

The Albert Lea Knights under-9 baseball team competed in the Minnesota Baseball Tournament State Championships July 12 in Rosemount.

The Knights lost in pool play to Farmington Orange by a score of 7-5 and to Eastview Blue by a score of 15-11. They rebounded with wins of 14-11 over Inver Grove Heights White, 13-10 over Woodbury Black, and captured the consolation championship with a 15-5 victory over Hastings Gold.

They completed their season with a record of 13-13 and finished second in the Hy-Vee classic in Mason City, Iowa. The team added a third place finish in the AL Knights Invitational in Albert Lea. They also competed in tournaments in Fort Dodge, Iowa, and Lakeville.

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