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Crosslake-Nisswa wins Fargo tournament

The Crosslake-Nisswa Junior Legion team captured the championship in the 2017 Jim McLaughlin Invitational Tournament at Jack Williams Stadium in Fargo June 9-11 finishing with a 3-1 record.

The Nisswa-Crosslake Junior Legion team. Front row, from left: Josh Lelwica, Dylan Messenbrink, Owen Seidl, James Brennen, Marcus Klein and Jed Klein. Back row: Brad Messenbrink, Dave Ackerman, Dylin Ackerman, Sam Pfeiffer, Cam Anderson, Austin Meister, Dan Seidl and Dave Anderson. Not pictured: Zach Sjoblad, Tyler Manley, Chase Larson, Adam Casanova and Daltin Ackerman.
The Nisswa-Crosslake Junior Legion team. Front row, from left: Josh Lelwica, Dylan Messenbrink, Owen Seidl, James Brennen, Marcus Klein and Jed Klein. Back row: Brad Messenbrink, Dave Ackerman, Dylin Ackerman, Sam Pfeiffer, Cam Anderson, Austin Meister, Dan Seidl and Dave Anderson. Not pictured: Zach Sjoblad, Tyler Manley, Chase Larson, Adam Casanova and Daltin Ackerman. Submitted Photo

The Crosslake-Nisswa Junior Legion team captured the championship in the 2017 Jim McLaughlin Invitational Tournament at Jack Williams Stadium in Fargo June 9-11 finishing with a 3-1 record.

The Patriots defeated teams from Fargo (9-8), Brookings, S.D. (8-5), and Manitoba (4-0). They suffered a 5-3 loss to Moorhead in their second game.

The team selected Cam Anderson as the team's MVP as he pitched 11 innings in the tournament, had eight strikeouts and three walks.

The Patriots were led by Sam Pfeiffer with seven hits for the weekend, Dylin Ackerman had six hits and three RBIs, and Marcus Klein had five hits and four RBIs.

The Crosslake-Nisswa Legion team is coached by Jed Klein and assisted by Dave Ackerman, Dave Anderson, Brad Messenbrink, Dan Seidl, and managed by Jim Lelwica.

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