VFW baseball: Lake Elmo off to 5-0 start in league play


The Lake Elmo VFW baseball team is off to a 5-0 start in Fourth District League play and stands 8-5 overall a few weeks into the summer season.

Post #5725 opened the season with a 1-3 showing at the Stillwater/Lake Elmo Tournament to start the season and more recently posted a 2-2 record in the Minnetonka Tournament. In the Minnetonka Tournament, during which the final game against Edina was cancelled because of storms, Lake Elmo defeated Benilde-St. Margaret’s 3-0 and Sioux Falls East 10-1 while falling to West Fargo 3-1 and Hopkins 8-0.

In Fourth District League play, Lake Elmo has limited three of its five opponents to one run or less. Post #5725 has defeated Simley 10-1, East Ridge 3-1, Oakdale 4-3, South St. Paul 10-0 (6 inn.) and Mahtomedi Gold 11-6.

The team is coached by Ryan Bartosiewski and Mike Parker.