Hayfield Legion baseball team advances to District playoffs

Published 6:54 pm Sunday, July 22, 2012

STEWARTVILLE — The Hayfield Legion baseball team clinched a trip to the District tournament when it beat Rochester Lourdes 7-4 in a ‘True Second’ Sub-District game in Stewartville Saturday night.

Tyler Nelson struck out seven and tripled in the win for Hayfield (13-5 overall).

Hayfield lost to Stewartville 7-0 Saturday afternoon, which forced it to play in the elimination game.

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Hayfield will now play La Crescent in New Richland Thursday at 5 p.m. in the first round of the District Tournament.

Stewartville 7, Hayfield 0

Hayfield hitting: Cam Rutledge, 1-for-3; Connor Nelson, 1-for-2; Drew Streightiff, 1-for-3

Hayfield 7, Lourdes 4

Hayfield pitching: Tyler Nelson (W), 7 IP, 4 R, 3 ER, 7 K

Hayfield hitting: Cole Kruger, 3-for-4, R; Rutledge, 1-for-4, 2 R; Tyler Nelson, 1-for-3, triple, RBI; Jason Born, 2-for-3; Connor Nelson, 1-for-2