Springfield advances to State, American Legion Team is 2017 District 2 Champs
The Springfield American Legion Post 257 will advance to the State Legion playoffs after their 4 to 1 victory over Wabasso.
The last time the Springfield American Legion Baseball team participated in the State Legion playoffs was in 1999.
Springfield will play two games on Friday. The first game will be played in Paynesville beginning at 10 a.m. when Springfield will meet Pine Island. They will then play their second game of the day at Spicer’s baseball field beginning at 3:30 p.m. when Springfield plays BOLD.
Springfield marched through the playoffs beating Redwood Falls, Luverne, Adrian, Jackson and Wabasso. Springfield will be entering the State playoffs with a 17 and 1 overall record. Springfield is coached by Carter Erickson and assisted by Zach Johnson. Bob Fink is the Team Manager.