American Legion clips Lions

 The American Legion used a six-run fifth inning to defeat the Lions 11-7 in Peewee Baseball play Friday night at the Concordia Sports Complex.
 Trailing 7-5 heading into the final inning, the American Legion scored six runs on two hits and six walks to take an 11-7 lead and then shut the Lions out in the bottom of the fifth.
 In the other games played Friday night, Concordia Chevrolet/Buick edged 16th Street Car Wash 7-5 and the Knights of Columbus downed Family Health Mart, 14-1.
 The Lions led the American Legion 3-1 after one inning of play.
 Three runs in the third inning gave the Lions a 6-1 advantage.
The American Legion closed the gap to 6-5 with four runs in the top of the fourth inning.
The Lions made it 7-5 with a run in the bottom of the fourth.
 Six runs in the fifth inning gave the American Legion the win.
Kyler Caspers pitched for the American Legion.
Tyler Gropp and Alex Bonebrake did the pitching for the Lions.
Caspers had three hits and scored three for the American Legion.
Peyton Burross had two hits and scored two runs.
 Jordan Anguish scored two runs.
Bonebrake had two hits and scored two runs for the Lions.

Chevrolet/Buick 7,
16th Street 5
 Concordia Chevrolet/Buick battled back from 4-2 down to defeat 16th Street Car Wash, 7-5.
 The game was tied at 2-2 after one inning of play.
 16th Street Car Wash put up two runs in the top of the second inning to grab a 4-2 advantage.
 Chevrolet/Buick answered with four runs in the bottom of the second to go on top to stay, 6-4.
 Scoring a run in the third inning, 16th Street Car Wash closed the gap to 6-5.
 Chevrolet/Buick made it 7-5 with a run in the fourth inning.
 Tryston Jochems was the winning pitcher for Chevrolet/Buick.
 Oakley Champlin, Ivon Owen and Rustyn Kindel pitched for 16th Street Car Wash.
Wyatt Trost had two hits and scored three runs for Chevrolet/Buick.
 Jochems and Paul Rundus had two hits each.
Owen had two hits for 16th Street Car Wash.

Knights of Columbus 14,
Family Health Mart 1
 Nathan Lawrence gave up just one run on one hit, and the Knights of Columbus rolled past Family Health Mart.
 Lawrence struck out seven and walked one in three innings.
 The Knights of Columbus jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the first inning.
 Family Health Mart scored its only run in the bottom of the first.
 Sending 14 batters to the plate, the Knights of Columbus erupted for nine runs in the top of the third inning.
 Koby Tyler and Tristen Milligan pitched for Family Health Mart.
Lawrence, Drake Revell, Jacob Williams, Tyson Rousch, Eli Steffen and Luke Anderson scored two runs each for the Knights of Columbus.

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