MORRIS -- Tyler Neu's two-run double in the first inning helped the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines nip the Staples-Motley Cardinals 4-3 in the Subsection 19, Section 6, Class 2A baseball championship game Friday.
The other two W-DC runs scored on a missed infield pop-up with the bases loaded.
Paul Williams was 2-for-3 with two RBI for the Cardinals, who advance to the first round of the section tournament Monday in St. Cloud along with W-DC.
Wadena-Deer Creek 4 4 1
Staples Motley 3 7 2
WP -- Joe Paulson. LP -- Zach Martin. Overall -- SM 13-8. Next game -- SM vs. Albany 5 p.m. Monday, WDC vs. St. Cloud Cathedral 7 p.m. Monday, section opening round, Putz Field, St. Cloud.
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