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The 2009 Morris VFW Post 5039 baseball team includes (front row, left to right) assistant coach Don Goracke, Alex Erickson, Cody Hickman, Taylor Hufford, Brody Bahr, Mitch Kill, Ethan Bruer, (back row) coach Ed Beyer, Cole Riley, Eric Riley, Ryan Beyer, Travis Rinkenberger, Brady Valnes, Tyler Hansen, and coach Gary Hansen. Not pictured is Daniel Kolden

VFW opens playoffs with shutout of Montevideo

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Eric Riley threw a two-hitter for his second consecutive shutout and Tyler Hansen and Ryan Beyer each drove in two runs as Morris VFW Post 5039 opened District 5 tournament play with a 6-0 win over Montevideo on Tuesday, July 21 at Chizek Field.


The double elimination tournament now goes to Benson from Friday through Monday with Morris taking on Madison in a winner's bracket game on Friday night.

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