Milaca Legion advances in playoffs

Milaca’s American Legion baseball team scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to tip Mora 9-8 in a playoff game Thursday night at Milaca.

Milaca now advances to a best-of-three series against Providence Academy at Loretto. The teams meet Saturday, July 20, at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. If a third game is needed it will be played Sunday, July 21, at 10 a.m., also at Loretto.

The winner of that playoff will move on sub-state tournament that opens Thursday, July 25, at Browerville and continues Friday, July 26 and Saturday, July 27. The winner of that tourney will advance to the Division II State Tournament Aug. 2-4 at Bird Island.