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Bemidji Legion Post 14 pitcher Collin Rutledge tosses a pitch during the second game of a doubleheader against Thief River Falls. Bemidji won 10-4 in the second game for its first game of the season. Jack Hittinger | Bemidji Pioneer

BASEBALL: Bemidji Legion splits with Thief River Falls, earns first win

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BEMIDJI — After a poor offensive performance in the first game of their doubleheader, the Bemidji Legion Post 14 baseball team rallied for a 10-6 win over Thief River Falls Post 117 Saturday afternoon at the Bemidji State baseball diamond.


“It took a little while for us to settle in,” Bemidji head coach Nathan Blumhagen said. “Hitting was contagious once we got into the second game.”

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Jack Hittinger
Jack Hittinger is the sports editor of the Bemidji Pioneer. He is also the Bemidji State beat writer. He hails from the Great State of Michigan. Read his Bemidji State blog at and follow him on Twitter at @Jackhitts.
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