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Fighting Fish shortstop Adam Stuessel, right, is greeted at home plate by teammate Tyler Hunter after scoring on a single by Ryan Gilbertson during a 10-run third inning in the Fish's 13-7 win over the Isanti (Minn.) Redbirds Sunday at the high school field. Bob Burrows photo.

Fighting Fish get first win, play at Plum City this weekend

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After dropping a pair of one run games to open the season, the River Falls Fighting Fish amateur baseball team picked up its first victory of the season, 13-7, over the Isanti Redbirds Sunday afternoon at the high school field.

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The defending Wisconsin state champion Fish used a 10-run third inning and five different pitchers to defeat the Minnesota Class C state champion Redbirds on Mother's Day.

The Fish, now 1-2 on the season, will open St. Croix Valley Baseball League play this Saturday at 1 p.m. at Plum City Legion Park against the Plum City Blues. They return home Sunday to host the Chaseburg-Coon Valley Blues of the Mississippi Valley league in a rematch of last year's 11-inning state tournament quarterfinal game at 1 p.m. at the high school field. Free Fighting Fish t-shirts will be given out at the game courtesy of Imaging World.

Read more about what's happening with the Fighting Fish and other sports in the print editions of the River Falls Journal. To purchase or see what's in our photo galleries go here: River Falls Journal Photo Galleries

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