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All-Stars tie for first place at state

The Austin Eagles 14AA All-Stars baseball tied for first place with Annandale in the 27-team MSF State Championship in Ham Lake, Minn.

Both teams went 5-0 in the tournament and they were named co-champs due to a rain-out.

The Eagles beat Pierz 11-0 and they edged Jackson 2-1 in pool play In bracket play, Mac Nelson pitched Austin to a 7-2 win over Owatonna, Austin beat Westonka 8-1, and Austin was declared winners of a 6-6 contest over New London Spicer due to tournament rules after a rain-out.

Austin finished the season with a record of 21-8-2 overall.

Back row, left to right, coach Dave Lillemon, Mac Nelson, Camden Gilles, Zac Shorter, Nick Robertson and Kody Blom. Front row, assistant coach Joel Nelson, Brayden Bishop, Connor Munson, Jared Lillemon, Mark Tomke, Winston Walkup and Rick Robertson.

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