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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

PHS Baseball Team takes on Ashland in sectional tourney today

WEST SALEM - The Prescott High School Baseball Team has advanced to the WIAA Division 2 West Salem Sectional Tournament today.

The Cardinals, 22-5 overall,  have the first game of the tournament as they take on Ashland with the first pitch at 11 a.m. The Oredockers, 12-7 overall, are in the sectional tournament for the first time since 2013 while PHS is back since 2015.

The host Panthers are the lone ranked team in the tournament at No. 7 in Division 2 going into the postseason. They have a 22-2 mark and won the Coulee Conference with a 12-0 record. Their lone losses were to Holmen and Cochrane-Fountain City.

West Salem is going up against Adams-Friendship, 18-8 overall. Their game is at 2 p.m. The Green Devils finished third in the South Central Conference at 6-4 and were only 2-5 at one point in the season before going 16-3 for the remainder, including an 11-game winning streak.

The championship game is at 5 p.m. The tournament bracket can be found here.

The sectional tournament will be broadcast by KDWA AM 1460 and FM 97.7 radio station in Hastings, Minn.

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