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Prescott beats River Falls 1-0

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OSCEOLA - The Prescott Pirates edged River Falls 1-0 in the quarterfinals of the Wisconsin Baseball Association State Tournament played in the dark night of Friday evening.

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The first game of the tournament, Osceola vs. Sparta, went 11 innings and delayed the start of the Prescott-River Falls contest which was to be at 9 p.m. Sparta won the game over the host Braves 2-0.

The game between the Pirates and Fighting Fish was a pitcher's duel the whole way as Plum City's Tony Garner, pitching for River Falls, and Prescott's Mark Moriarity gave up just five hits between them. 

Prescott plays against 4:30 p.m. against Sparta. The tournament begins again this morning with Menomonie taking on the Haugen Knights followed by Chaseburg-Coon Valley vs. Brill.

If Prescott wins the championship game is set for noon on Sunday. The Pirates played in the finals last season.

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