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De Pere takes American Legion crown

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New Richmond News
De Pere takes American Legion crown
New Richmond Wisconsin 127 South Knowles Avenue 54017

De Pere won the state American Legion Triple-"A" baseball title Wednesday night with a pair of victories over Eau Claire.

De Pere took the first game 4-3 and they had to play again, since it was Eau Claire's first loss in the double-elimination tournament.

De Pere then won the finale 6-3, to end its season at 39-13. Eau Claire closed out at 37-7.

Tony Cantalupo of De Pere was named the MVP for the tournament that was played in La Crosse.

Meanwhile, Clintonville won the Legion Class-"A" championship last night, 5-3 over Horicon. Clintonville ended up 24-2. Horicon went 21-5.

Onalaska won the Double-"A" Legion title on Tuesday.