Crookston will enter the postseason with a record of 18-15 after closing the regular season by winning 11 of 15.
FARGO - Crookston (18-15) scored four unanswered runs to tie the game on the road, but a walk-off in the 10th inning gave the Raildogs the win to conclude regular season play.
A sacrifice fly by Noah Zimmerman scored a run to put the Reds ahead 1-0 in the opening inning. Starting pitcher Jackson Seibel kept the Raildogs off the board for six innings, but Dilworth’s offense broke out in the seventh to plate five runs and take a 5-1 lead.
Lars Brevik helped Crookston chip away in the eighth inning with an RBI double. The three-run ninth inning by the Reds began with Zimmerman’s second RBI sac-fly of the game setting the stage for Bailey Schmitz whose two-run single tied the game at 5-5.
Crookston advanced the go-ahead run to second in the 10th inning, but could not score. The Raildogs went on to win the game on a two-out walk-off single for the 6-5 win.
The Reds ended the regular season 18-15 and clinched the two seed in the first weekend of postseason play. They will kick off the playoffs with a rematch against Dilworth in Ada on Saturday, July 28 at 4 p.m. The Reds lead the season series 3-1 and have outscored the Raildogs 31-26.