VFW cruises in playoff opener

Forest Lake blanked┬áDeLaSalle in the first round of the Seventh District tournament on Sunday. The hosts, seeded 10th, got a one-hitter from┬áPaul Stehr and won 7-0. Post 4210 now faces seventh-seed Blaine in a best-of-three series beginning tonight (Monday) at 5 p.m. at the Blaine Baseball Complex. The series will finish tomorrow night, with the winner advancing to the district’s eight-team, double-elimination tournament to be held in Forest Lake from Friday through next Wednesday.