American Legion holds off Knights, 9-8
The American Legion scored nine runs in the first three innings and held on to defeat the Knights of Columbus 9-8 in Peewee Baseball play Monday night at the Concordia Sports Complex.
Putting up four runs in the top of the first inning, the American Legion would not trail in the game.
The Knights of Columbus scored three runs in the bottom of the first.
Four runs in the top of the second inning gave the American Legion an 8-3 cushion.
Each team scored a run in the third inning, and the American Legion led 9-4.
The Knights of Columbus mounted a rally in the bottom of the fifth inning, scoring four runs to close the gap to 9-8.
With the tying run at third base, the American Legion was able to record the final out.
In the other game played Monday, the Chevy's knocked off the Concordia Lions, 7-1.
The Chevy's led the game 2-1 after one inning of play.
Scoring four runs in the second inning, the Chevy's went on top 6-1.
The Chevy's tacked on one run in the third inning.
Carter Eakins was the winning pitcher for the Chevy's.
Baylor Knox and Boone Richard scored two runs each for the Chevy's.