A Pair of North Dakota Teams Will Meet at Central Plains Regional on Saturday


WAHPETON, N.D.  (NewsDakota.com)  Both the Fargo Post 2 Bombers and Carrington Post 25 have gone 2-0 at the 2018 Central Plains Division II American Legion Baseball Tournament. Carrington beat La Crescent, Minnesota 3-1 and Fargo beat Fennimore, Wisconsin 10-3 on Friday afternoon. Both teams won on opening day as well and will meet in the undefeated game at 1pm on Saturday at John Randall Field in Wahpeton.

Carrington 3  La Crescent, MN 1

Drew Page retired the first seven batters he faced and picked up the victory on the mound working five innings, 58 pitches, one run, four hits, one walk and one strikeout.  Cade McCool took the loss, working all seven innings, 107 pitches, three runs, five hits, eight strikeouts, six walks and one hit batter. Lucas Geiszler relieved Page and threw an inning and two-thirds, Kyle Leapaldt came in with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning and faced two batters. At the plate for Post 25, Geiszler was 2-for-4 with two singles and scored a run, Trey Rosenau went 2-for-3 with two singles. The number eight and nine batters had the only hits for Post 595. Will Koch was 3-for-3 with three singles and scored the only run of the game for La Crescent. The nine batter in the order, Noah Peterson, was 2-for-3 with two singles. Carrington improves to 32-8 overall, La Crescent drops to 30-8.

Other scores from Friday:

Le Sueur-Henderson, MN 2  New London, WI 1, 8 innings (elimination game)

Waupun, WI 7  Wahpeton, ND 2 (elimination game)

Fargo Bombers, ND 10  Fennimore, WI 3

La Crescent Post 595, MN vs. Le Sueur-Henderson, MN (elim. game)

Fennimore, WI vs. Waupun, WI (elim. game)

Saturday’s schedule:

1pm – Carrington vs. Fargo Bombers

4pm – TBD

7pm – TBD

The Carrington vs. Fargo game can be heard on AM 1600 KDAK the Cardinal and newsdakota.com starting about 12:55pm pregame.


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