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Hudson pitcher Jeff Schmitz delivers a pitch to the plate on his way to a complete-game, four-hit victory over Red Wing Saturday morning at the River Falls Classic American Legion Baseball Tournament. Hudson erupted for eight runs in the top of the third on their way to an 11-2 victory. Bob Burrows photo

Legion splits at RF tourney

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The Hudson American Legion baseball team went 2-2 at the Falls Classic Tournament in River Falls over the weekend, but both wins came in domineering fashion.


Hudson opened play by losing to eventual tournament champions Chippewa Falls, 15-1, Friday night bet responded with an 11-2 pounding of Red Wing in its first game Saturday. After losing to Rosemount, Minn., 6-3, later Saturday, Hudson came back to dispose of Rosetown, Minn., 10-0 in five innings in the fifth place game.

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Bob Burrows
Bob Burrows has been sports editor at the River Falls Journal since 1996 and at the Hudson Star-Observer since 2009. Prior to joining the Journal, Burrows served as sports editor with Ledger Publications in Balsam Lake, Wis. A native of Bayonne, N.J. and a U.S. Navy veteran, Burrows attended Marquette University before completing his studies at UW-River Falls in 1992.
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