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Owatonna’s VFW baseball team kicks off postseason play on Saturday morning at Dartts Field. (File/southernminn.com)

The Owatonna VFW baseball team will begin their run for a postseason title Saturday morning at Dartts Park in what is shaping up to be a perfect day for ball.

Owatonna, who is in a group alongside Albert Lea, Cannon Falls and Rochester Century, will play two games on Saturday beginning with a match against the Tigers at 10 a.m. The winner of the game will play the winner of the match the Bombers and the Panthers at 5:30 p.m. while the two losers will play at 3 p.m.

The Huskies wrapped up the regular season with a 16-9 record after winning eight of their final 10 games. They picked up their final win of the season on Thursday night in Millroy by defeating the Panthers, 11-3. Carson Krenke went 2-for-2 with a home run and a team-high three RBI.

Below are the cumulative pitching and hitting statistics for each athlete on the team, excluding those from Thursday night’s win, as well as the time and locations for all games that will take place on Saturday.

PITCHING STATS

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HITTING STATS

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Offensive stats

DIVISION TOURNAMENT PAIRINGS

At Northfield

Saturday

11 a.m.: Byron vs. Waseca

1:30 p.m.: Northfield vs. Winner Game 1

4 p.m.: Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2

At Austin

Saturday

10 a.m.: Austin vs. Faribault

12:30 p.m.: Winona vs. Spartans

3 p.m.: Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2

5:30 p.m.: Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2

At Owatonna

Saturday

10 a.m.: Owatonna vs. Albert Lea

12:30 p.m.: Cannon Falls vs. Panthers

3 p.m.: Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2

5:30 p.m.: Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2

At Red Wing

Saturday

10 a.m.: Red Wing vs. Rockets

12:30 p.m.: Stewartville vs. Knights

3 p.m.: Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2

5:30 p.m.: Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2

Reach Regional Sports Editor Lucas Seehafer at 507-444-2375. © Copyright 2021 APG Media of Southern Minnesota. All rights reserved.

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