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Legion Post 60 Ready for Regionals

July 23, 2014

Valley City Legion Post 60 carry the No. 3 seed into Thursday’s Grafton Regional Tournament after a 3-13 regular season campaign and look to hit their stride starting with an 11 a.m. debut against Harvey.

“There isn’t a team with better players position-by-position,” said Post 60 head coach Kyle Roelfsema of his squad intent on reducing mistakes in key moments that contributed to seven losses of three or fewer runs.

Thursday’s winner faces Wahpeton at 4 p.m. Thursday, the loser the Grafton-Casselton loser at 6:30 p.m Thursday.

Post 60 scored 4.75 runs per contest and gave up 12.1.

Babe Ruth Blanks Lisbon for District Title

July 23, 2014

Valley City Babe Ruth scored five runs in the sixth inning of Tuesday’s District 6 Tournament championship to finish Lisbon, 10-0, for their second title in as many years and a trip to August 1’s State Tournament in New Rockford, N.D.

Lisbon landed only six hits as they all too often lined into Valley
City gloves and could not bring runners home against Dawson Dietrich, who pitched six innings for a single walk and five strikeouts.

Valley City picked up 11 hits and enjoyed three Lisbon errors.

Legion Post 60 Flips a Win

July 22, 2014

Harvey led visiting Legion Post 60 3-1 through four innings on Monday night, but impending weather drew a coin flip from which Post 60 took the win.

Harvey scored a run in the first inning, Austin Berg’s RBI tied it in the top of the fourth and Harvey scored two more in the home half.

Post 60 landed three hits and committed an error, Harvey seven hits and four errors.

Chase Carpenter drew a walk.

Austen Meyer pitched three innings for a strikeout, Berg two outs in the fourth.

Legion Post 60 (3-13) carries the third seed into Wednesday’s Regional Tournament in Grafton, N.D.

Babe Ruth Awaits District 6 Final Opponent

July 22, 2014

Dawson Dietrich scored on a wild bases-loaded pitch in the second inning of Monday’s District 6 Tournament semifinal against Ellendale, Matt Brandvold came home moments later when Garret Suhr wore a pitch with the bases loaded, and Suhr came across in the fifth on a wayward throw to first base for the third and final run of Valley City’s 3-0 win.

Nate Rodriguez and the defense did the rest as Rodriguez struck out 18 batters on a walk, a hit-by-pitch and two four-strikeout innings in a complete-game no-hitter.

Valley City Legion Post 60 carry the No. 3 seed into Thursday’s Grafton Regional Tournament after a...
Valley City Babe Ruth scored five runs in the sixth inning of Tuesday’s District 6 Tournament...
Harvey led visiting Legion Post 60 3-1 through four innings on Monday night, but impending weather...

 

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