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Legion Blues go 2-for-4

Finish busy weekend with two Sunday wins

June 24, 2013
The Daily News

KINGSFORD - Hosting a full weekend of American Legion baseball, The Kingsford Blues concluded with a pair of wins Sunday, defeating Kewaunee (Luxemburg, Wis.) 7-3 and Hancock 4-3.

Kewaunee swept the Blues 11-1 (five innings) and 13-8 on Saturday.

Aidan Wienke collected the win in Sunday's victory over Kewaunee, taking a no-hitter into the fifth inning.

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Kingsford third baseman Brien Johnson snares a pop-up while first baseman Gabe Swanson and Kewaunee County manager John Bray (a Kingsford high School grad) look on during Saturday’s American Legion baseball game at Lodal Park’s Gary Spigarelli Field.

"He pitched a great game and is getting stronger," Blues manager Kevin Murdock said. "It was nice that he finished the game."

Kingsford led 6-0 in the contest before Luxemburg plated three in the sixth.

Austin Murdock was the winner against Hanock. He allowed four hits.

"He pitched a gem," Murdock noted. "It was a good weekend of baseball. We found out a little more about ourselves and will continue to get better."

C.J. Qualley led of Saturday's first game with a home run.

Kingsford (7-8) returns to action Thursday, hosting Mid County.


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