Albert Lea VFW baseball advances to districts

Published 10:42 pm Friday, July 28, 2017

The Albert Lea VFW baseball team is advancing to the district tournament being played this weekend in Winona, according to a press release. The team won its position in the tournament after winning the division tournament final against Rochester Mayo 2-1.

Albert Lea lost its first game in the double elimination tournament to Rochester Mayo, only to come back and double dip the team in the final round of play.

The team will enter as the No. 4 seed in the tournament and will play Winona in its first game at 10 a.m. today. The top two finishers in the four-team tournament will go on to play in the state tournament the weekend of Aug. 12 in Willmar.