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Post 2001 Ashburn wins American Legion district tournament title

Post 2001 Ashburn Knights are American Legion 15th and 16th District League champions.—Times-Mirror/Bill Clare
The Post 2001 Ashburn Knights continued their stellar season by claiming the championship July 23 in the American Legion 15th and 16th District League Championship Tournament.

The Knights slugged past Post 21 Winchester 11-7 in the championship game Saturday afternoon at Stone Bridge High School.

Ashburn, the tournament's No. 1 seed, jumped out to a 5-1 lead in the title game. After Winchester rallied to pull even at 5-5, the Knights scored four times in the sixth inning to build a 9-5 advantage.

Both Ashburn and Winchester advance to the American Legion Virginia State Tournament, scheduled for July 25-29 in Danville.

-Check back for a full story and more photos from the district final.

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