Legion baseball: Moorhead Blues finish pool play with loss in Division I state tournament
Princeton pitcher Kevin Rahe turned in a gem Friday in a victory over the Blues, who wrapped up pool play 2-1.
SHAKOPEE, Minn. — Princeton pitcher Kevin Rahe spun a three-hitter and Post 216 defeated Moorhead 8-0 in the third and final pool play game Friday in the Division I American Legion State Tournament.
The Blues finished 2-1 and advanced with pool winner Princeton to the single-elimination championship bracket on Saturday, July 30.
The Blues play St. Michael in the quarterfinals at 11 a.m. at Rich Vanderlaan Field in Burnsville, Minn.
On the Blues' side of the bracket, Maple Grove plays Edina at 10:30 a.m., and the winners of those two games play in the semifinals at 4:30 p.m. Saturday.
In the other quarterfinals, Mankato National plays Rosemount at 1:30 p.m. and Willmar plays Princeton at 1 p.m. Those winners play in the semis at 7 p.m. Saturday.
Against Princeton, Jacob Vannett had two of the Blues' three hits, and Wyatt Tweet doubled. Carter Heinsch started and took the loss.
Rahe walked one and struck out three. Teammate Tyler Peters was 3-for-4 with a double and two RBIs.