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Winona, Eagan gain VFW state final

Winona and Eagan will meet for the championship today at the Minnesota State VFW?baseball tournament at the Bemidji State University Stadium. Winona defeated Grand Rapids 6-4 Saturday for its fourth straight win and is the only remaining unbeaten...

Winona and Eagan will meet for the championship today at the Minnesota State VFW?baseball tournament at the Bemidji State University Stadium.

Winona defeated Grand Rapids 6-4 Saturday for its fourth straight win and is the only remaining unbeaten team.

Today's game is scheduled at noon. If Eagan wins, a second game will follow at 3 p.m.

Grand Rapids entered Saturday's play unbeaten, but was eliminated after two losses. Following the Winona defeat, Grand Rapids fell to Eagan 4-3 in the last game of the day.

Eagan beat St. Paul Ranview 8-4 Saturday afternoon before topping Grand Rapids for its fourth straight win.

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Ranview eliminated def-ending state champ Bemidji in a losers-bracket game Friday.

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