Irene defeats Tea in double header The Irene Legion baseball team blasted the Tea Legion in a recent double header in Tea, 18-3 and 10-2. Leading the local hitters in the first game was Guy Eggers with five RBIs on two doubles and Matt Langland contributing four RBIs on two singles and a triple, George Sees added two doubles, Gary Moore added a solo home run while Walt Wilson contributed two singles. Jesse Olsen was the winning pitcher permitting six hits.
The second game, won 10-2, was led at the plate by Derek Livingston's homer and single, Matt Langland with a homer and George Sees with three singles. Jared Hybertson went the distance permitting six hits for the winners. Kevin Sweeter took the loss for Tea.
The Legion is now 3-4 and 2-0 in league play. The Legion team plays all their home games in Irene and is sponsored by the American Legion Posts in Irene, Wakonda, Hurley and Viborg.