Grovers punch ticket to Region 15C


Members of the Meire Grove Grovers share high fives after advancing to the Region 15C tournament following their win over Elrosa on July 27. PHOTO BY RANDY OLSON

Meire Grove is headed to the Region 15C amateur baseball tournament!

The Meire Grove Grovers, playing in an elimination game of the Stearns County League North division playoffs, defeated rival Elrosa 5-3 to advance to the region tournament for the first time since 2001. The Saints took a 1-0 lead after one inning but were held off of the scoreboard until the ninth. The Grovers plated five runs off of six hits in the top of the seventh inning to go ahead 5-2. They held Elrosa to just one run in their last three at bats to seal the win.

Read more about their win in the upcoming issue of the Melrose Beacon.

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