MANDAN, ND – Brayden Bunnell hit an RBI single, his third hit of the game, in the bottom of the ninth inning Thursday to give Mandan an 8-7 win over Post 8 at Veterans Memorial Ballpark.
Post 8 had scored three runs in the top of the ninth inning to tie the game at 7-7. Brecken Krueger hit a two-run double, then Grayson Hunsley beat out a potential double play ball to bring home Isaac Polak with the tying run. George Stalley earlier had three singles and two RBI for the Eights (7-12), who lost for the fourth straight game. Jonny Lyons had a sacrfiice fly for Post 8, who grabbed a 3-0 lead in the first inning and led 4-2 before Mandan scored four times in the home fifth inning.