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BASEBALL: Centaurs carry 3 seed into Sub-State 14 Tournament

Last season, the top-seeded Centaurs reached the sub-state title game before losing 5-4 to Moorhead in a dramatic championship. Bemidji is trying to clinch its first state berth since 2016.

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Bemidji's Ty Lundeen throws a pitch in the fourth inning during game one of a doubleheader against Detroit Lakes on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at the BSU baseball field.
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BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji American Legion baseball team will try to cash in on its No. 3 seed and convert it into a state berth this week.

The Centaurs received the third seed for the Sub-State 14 Tournament, which runs July 20-24 in Moorhead. Bemidji faces sixth-seeded East Grand Forks in the first round at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 20.

The winner will advance to play either second-seeded Alexandria or seventh-seeded Fergus Falls in the second round, with first pitch scheduled for 4 p.m. on Thursday, July 21.

On the other half of the double-elimination bracket, top-seeded Moorhead meets eighth-seeded Brainerd in the first round, while No. 4 Detroit Lakes and No. 5 Perham are pitted against one another.

The winners bracket final is set for 6:30 p.m. on Friday, July 22, while the championship series kicks off at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 23. If necessary, a winner-take-all championship game will start at noon on Sunday, July 24.

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Last season, the top-seeded Centaurs reached the sub-state title game before losing 5-4 to Moorhead in a dramatic championship. Bemidji is trying to clinch its first state berth since 2016.

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