American Legion edges Knights, 10-8
Scoring two runs in the bottom of the fourth inning, the American Legion squeezed out a 10-8 Peewee Baseball victory over the Knights of Columbus Monday night at the Concordia Sports Complex.
The Knights of Columbus had tied the game at 8-8 with two runs in the top of the fourth inning.
Answering with two runs in the bottom of the inning, the American Legion reclaimed the lead at 10-8.
The Knights of Columbus left two baserunners stranded in the top of the fifth inning.
Two runs in the top of the second inning gave the Knights of Columbus the early lead.
The American Legion erupted for eight runs on eight hits and a walk in the bottom of the second.
Cody Trost hit a grand slam home run in the inning. He also doubled and scored two runs. Connor Novak also had two hits in the inning.
Scoring four runs in the third inning and then two in the fourth, the Knights of Columbus pulled even at 8-8 before the American Legion pushed across the final two runs.
In the other game played on the final night of the regular season, the Chevy's knocked off the Concordia Lions, 10-2.
The Chevy's put up four runs on three hits and two walks in the bottom of the first inning.
Two runs in the third inning gave the Chevy's a 6-0 cushion.
The Lions scored their only two runs in the top of the fourth inning.
Four runs in the bottom of the fourth put the Chevy's on top 10-2.
Carter Eakins did the pitching for the Chevy's.
Eakins and Drew Sterrett had two hits and scored two runs each.
Baylor Knox and Andrew Henderson had two hits each.