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Legion season ends in tourney

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The Morris American Legion baseball team saw a 5-1 advantage slip away when Chokio came back to win the second round of District 7 tournament action Saturday at Chizek Field.

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Chokio scored seven runs in the fifth inning and added another in the sixth to secure the win.

Chokio advanced to play Madison later that evening. Madison broke a 1-1 tie in the eighth inning to face Wheaton in the championship Sunday.

Wheaton moved on to the final four with a five-inning victory.

The other three teams advancing from District 7 are Benson, Eden Valley, and Granite Falls.

Jon Jallo led Morris Saturday with a 3-for-4 showing including a double, a solo home run, and two RBIs.

Mitch Carbert had two hits, one of which was a double.

Matt Wohlers took the loss for Morris.

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