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Post 171 falls to B-H, but advances against Cass Lake in Legion playoffs

Wadena-Deer Creek Legion Post 171 got the best of fifth-seeded Cass Lake as playoffs began, after suffering a regular season loss to Bertha-Hewitt.

Cody Redfield got the win, striking out 12 over 7 innings while allowing just five hits and three walks.

"Redfield threw a great game when we had to have it," Coach Kyle Dykhoff said.

Matt Hagen went 3-3 with 2 runs scored, a stolen base and an RBI. Cody Redfield was 2-3 with two RBI, Colter Pettit drove in a run and scored one after going 1-3, and Cole Lugert went 1-3 with a stolen base and a run, and also relieved Redfield on the mound.

It was a win Dykhoff said the team needed after a loss to Bertha-Hewitt.

WDC's Cody Redfield paced the team, going 2-3 with a home run. Kevin Tumberg was 2-3 at the plate with a run scored and Matt Hagen was 1-2 with a walk, RBI and double.

Kevin Tumberg went seven innings and struck out 11 in the game for Post 171.

The 7-4 Post 171 team advanced in the playoffs Monday against Staples, the top seed.

Cass Lake 110 000 0 2 5 2

WDC 101 040 x 7 9 4

WP-Redfield, LP-Trosen

B-H 200 020 2 6 6 0

WDC 002 000 0 2 7 2