Weekend Legion Baseball Highlights


Oak Grove 16-4 [5inn]

Milbank Post #9

A pair of 7-run innings propelled Oak Grove past Milbank, 16-4, in 5inn. Each team committed three errors & Milbank was out-hit 8-4.



Aberdeen Smittys 8-4


Aberdeen recorded an 8-4 win in game one of their road DH in Huron on Saturday. Both teams did most of their damage early, as Aberdeen led 5-4 after 2.5inn. The Smittys tacked on a 3-spot in the 5th to finish the scoring. Josh Steinwandt grabbed the win, going 4.1inn and allowing 4R (1ER) on 7H w/ 2K & 2BB. Brian Holmstrom went the final 2inn and gave up just 2H w/ 2K & 1BB. At the dish, Nick Clemens went 2/3 w/ a run & 3RBI, Phillip Zens was 2/4 w/ 2R & a ribbie; and Jaiden Smith finished 1/3 w/ 2R & an RBI.


Aberdeen Smittys

Huron 2-0

Aberdeen out-hit Huron in game two, 4-3, but the host squad still earned the split w/ a 2-0 win. Drew Salfrank went the distance in the loss. Salfrank whiffed four and walked three over 6inn. Nick Clemens was 2/3, and Casey Vining doubled in the loss.


Madison Jr Legion

Milbank Post #9 6-5

Milbank slipped past the Madison Jr Legion squad w/ a run in the B6, 6-5. Milbank had another rough day in the field w/ five errors, but they out-hit Madison, 9-6. Merik Junker led Post #9 w/ three hits & 2RBI.



Milbank VFW Teeners

Milbank Post #9 23-0 [3inn]

A 21-run explosion in the B2 vaulted the elder Milbank players past the younger ones on the Teener squad, 23-0. Post #9 had 15 hits & the VFW boys committed four errors while going hitless in the 3inn run-rule affair. Cole Swenson drove in five on three hits. Merik Junker tossed 2inn and whiffed three.