Maple Grove scored two runs in the first inning and two more in the third on the way to a 5-3 win over Monticello in the Sub-State 11 American Legion baseball playoffs.
Maple Grove, the top-seed for the tournament, plays St. Michael next on Friday at 1 p.m. at Osseo's Memorial Field.
Osseo also won its quarterfinal round game, 7-6 over Rogers, and hosts Anoka Friday at 10 a.m.. Play continues through Sunday with the winner advancing to the state legion tournament in St. Paul beginning July 28.
July 20, 2017