LAMOURE (NewsDakota.com) The Enderlin Post 221 American Legion team capaltized on some crucial LaMoure Post 19 defensive mistakes, and was able to leave Townsend Filed with a 6-3 victory on Wednesday night.
Post 221 (6-3 Section 2) got to Post 19 starting pitcher Chris Heinrich early, with two runs across on one hit and three walks before the first out was made. Heinrich settled down allowing just a hit until the fifth inning when he was chased out by the other four runs Post 221 scored in the game with a couple of throwing errors involved.
Gareth Hansen was the winning pitcher for Post 221, going all seven innings, allowing three hits and striking out two. Heinrich went four and a third innings for Post 19 (6-3 Section 2) and struck out seven while walking eight. Brady Theilges scored all three runs for LaMoure, and had two singles and a triple.
Post 19 hosts Oakes Post 36 on Monday evening at 7:30. Coverage on Q101.1 FM, KDDR 1220-AM/95.9-FM and NewsDakota.com starts at 7:15.
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