Post 45 tops Northfield, starts District play at Dundas

New Prague's Post 45 American Legion baseball team swept Northfield in two games to advance to the 16-team double-elimination Third District playoffs this week.

New Prague, the 11th seed in the tournament, was scheduled to face No. 6 seed West St. Paul at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Dundas in the first round of the tournament. The two teams met June 20, with West. St. Paul winning 3-1.

Win or lose, New Prague will play again on Thursday in Dundas against either Apple Valley or Woodbury Blue. The loser's bracket game is at 5 p.m.

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