K of C slips past 16th Street Car Wash

   The Knights of Columbus used a three-run fourth inning to slip past 16th Street Car Wash 7-6 in Peewee Baseball play Friday night at the Concordia Sports Complex.
 Trailing 5-4, the Knights of Columbus put up three runs on four hits in the top of the fourth inning to go up 7-5.
16th Street Car Wash scored one run in the bottom of the fifth inning to close the gap to 7-6, and had the tying run at third base when the final out was recorded.
 In the other games played Friday, Concordia Chevrolet/Buick defeated the American Legion 8-1 and the Lions downed Family Health Mart, 14-2.
 Trailing 2-1, the Knights of Columbus scored three runs on three hits in the top of the third inning to take a 4-2 lead.
16th Street Car Wash answered with three runs in the bottom of the third, and led 5-4.
 Three runs in the fourth inning gave the Lions the lead back at 7-5.
16th Street Car Wash pushed across a run in the fifth.
 Jacob Williams and Nathan Lawrence did the pitching for the Lions.
Rustyn Kindel and Ivon Owen pitched for 16th  Street Car Wash.
 Lawrence and Eli Steffen had two hits each for the Lions.
 Williams scored two runs.
 Carson Bellows had three hits and scored two runs for 16th Street Car Wash. Kindel had two hits and scored two runs and Oakley Champlin had two hits.
Chevrolet/Buick 8,
American Legion 1
 Pulling away over the final two innings, Concordia Chevrolet/Buick beat the American Legion.
 The American Legion grabbed a 1-0 lead in the first inning.
Scoring a run in the top of the second inning, Chevrolet/Buick tied the game at 1-1.
 Chevrolet/Buick added a run in the top of the third inning to go up 2-1.
Two runs in the fourth inning and four in the fifth gave Chevrolet/Buick an 8-1 advantage.
 Tryston Jochems shut out the American Legion over the final four innings.
 Kyler Caspers, Chance LeDuc and Robert Trost pitched for the American Legion.
 Wyatt Trost had three hits and scored two runs for Chevrolet/Buick.
 Jochems and Tim Peltier had two hits for Chevrolet/Buick.
 LeDuc had three hits for the American Legion.
Lions 14,
Family Health Mart 2
 Five players scored two or more runs each to lead the Lions to the win over Family Health Mart.
 Alex Bonebrake had two hits and scored three runs.
 Kyle Palmquist had three hits and scored two runs.
 Chase Parker, Taylor Gropp and Isaac Bombardier had two hits and scored two runs each.
 The Lions scored one run in the first inning, seven in the second and six in the third.
 Family Health Mart scored two runs in the third inning.
 Bonebrake was the winning pitcher for the Lions.
 Tristen Milligan, Koby Tyler and Shylan Koch-Tyler pitched for Family Health Mart.   

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