Knights place 2nd in 2 tournaments

Published 8:32 am Thursday, June 2, 2011

The Albert Lea Knights 11AAA baseball team has a 14-6 record so far this season after placing second in the previous two tournaments. The Knights placed second in the Wayzata Classic on May 13-15 after finishing with a 4-2 record. The Knights split in pool play after beating Rochester 11-9 and losing to Chaska 11-0. The Knights beat Plymouth/Wayzata 5-4 in the quaterfinals and Lakeville North 12-0 in the semifinals before losing to St. Michael/Albertville 11-1 in the finals. The Knights took second place in the Eagan Spring Classic after falling to Woodbury 7-6 and beating the Minneapolis Millers 2-1 in pool play. The Knights beat Shakopee 5-3 in the quarterfinals and Eagan 3-2 in the semifinals before losing to the Millers 9-1 in the finals. The Knights play again June 10-12 in Burnsville. Pictured, from left, front row: Alex Romer, Jake Bordewick, Ben Witham, Bergan Lundak and Brady Solie. Second row: Zach Edwards, Alex Bledsoe, Dillon Lein, Garret Piechowski, Tyler Harms and Alex Goodmanson. Back row: Kelly Bordewick, Mike Piechowski, Grant Edwards and Dan Harms. -- Submitted photo

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