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Bemidji walks off against EGF in district opener

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THIEF RIVER FALLS - A walk-off single by Collin Rutledge powered the Bemidji VFW to an extra-innings 3-2 win in the opening game of the district tournament here.

"It was a good baseball game," VFW head coach Dan Bennett said. "Both teams pitched very well."

The game was tied at 2-2 in the bottom of the ninth when Thomas Revering was hit by a pitch. He stole second, bringing up Rutledge with nobody out.

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Jack Hittinger
Jack Hittinger is a sports reporter for the Bemidji Pioneer, focusing on Bemidji State but also covering area high schools. He hails from the Great State of Michigan. Read his Bemidji State blog at http://thebeaverblog.areavoices.com/ and follow him on Twitter at @Jackhitts.
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