Chevy/Buick, Knights of Columbis win

Concordia Chevrolet/Buick and the Knights of Columbus picked up Peewee Baseball wins Wednesday night at the Concordia Sports Complex.
Scoring 10 runs in the second inning, Concordia Chevrolet/Buick pulled away to a 12-1 win over the American Legion.
The Knights of Columbus knocked off 16th Street Car Wash, 12-4.
The American Legion took a 1-0 lead on Chevrolet/Buick in the top of the first inning.
Two runs in the bottom of the first put Chevrolet/Buick on top to stay, 2-1.
With two outs in the bottom of the second inning, Chevrolet/Buick had 10 straight batters reach base and score runs to open up the 12-1 lead.
Tucker Arnold walked twice and scored two runs in the inning.
The American Legion was scoreless in the third inning.
Paul Rundus did not allow a hit in getting the win for Chevrolet/Buick. He struck out eight.
Chance LeDuc and Robert Trost pitched for the American Legion.
Wyatt Trost scored three runs for Chevrolet/Buick.
Rundus and Gavin Smith had two hits each and Austin Krier scored two runs.

Knights of Columbus 12,
16th Street Car Wash 4
The Knights of Columbus scored eight runs in the third and fourth innings combined to defeat 16th Street Car Wash.
Three runs on two hits and four walks gave the Knights of Columbus the lead in the first inning.
16th Street Car Wash picked up one run in the top of the second inning.
The Knights of Columbus answered with a run in the bottom of the second to make it 4-1.
16th Street Car Wash scored three runs on four hits to tie the score at 4-4 in the top of the third inning.
The Knights of Columbus batted around in the bottom of the third, and scored six runs to open up a 10-4 advantage, and then added two runs in the fourth.
Jacob Williams was the winning pitcher for the Knights of Columbus.
Oakley Champlin, Ivon Owen, Rustyn Kindel and Nick Vignery pitched for 16th Street Car Wash.
Williams and Drake Revell scored three runs each for the Knights of Columbus.
Nathan Lawrence had four hits and scored two runs.
Tyson Rousch had two hits.
Kindel had two hits for 16th Street Car Wash.

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