MAPLE GROVE, MN – Post 8 lost its first two games at the Gopher Classic Friday, 13-3 to Elk River (MN) and 6-5 to Rosetown (MN).
Post 8 trailed Elk River 4-0 before George Stalley hit an RBI single in the bottom of the fourth. After Elk River scored three in the fifth, Post 8 had two in their half on a Brecken Krueger triple, a Lincoln Kienholz RBI double, and a Jayden Wiebe RBI double. Then, Elk River scored six in the sixth and won by run rule.
Tomas Nelson drove in the winning run with a single in the bottom of the eighth for Rosetown. Post 8 (12-18) had tied the game at 5-5 with a Wiebe sacrifice fly in the top of the seventh. Jonny Lyons had two RBI doubles for Post 8. Bennett Dean also hit an RBI double.