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Legion Baseball: Willmar advances in playoffs


LITCHFIELD — The Willmar Legion team won ugly on Wednesday, outlasting Cokato 18-13 in the first round of the Division I, Zone 15 tournament at Optimist Park.

Willmar banged out 20 hits but let Cokato hang around by issuing 13 walks.

“It was a struggle,” Willmar coach Wade Adamson said of the 3-hour, 40-minute game.

Willmar’s Carter Sack and Brandon Christenson both drove in five runs and Sack and Tony McCleary both had four hits.

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