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Your hometown champions: Prescott wins WBA tourney title

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RIVER FALLS - The Prescott Pirates downed LaCrescent, Minn. 5-1 to win the Wisconsin Baseball Association (WBA) state championship game Sunday afternoon at First National Bank Park.


The game was tied at 1-1 when Prescott scored two runs in the sixth inning plus two more in the eighth.

Winning pitcher Adam Barta struck out three, walk none and gave up eight hits. He was one of five Prescott pitchers throughout the WBA playoffs who threw complete games.

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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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