Mitchell beats Post #1 11-8 in Simon Classic by Jim Prosser In the third game of the Milt Simon Classic, Vermillion Post #1 fell to Mitchell by a score of 11-8.
"We had trouble finding the strike zone, walking nine batters (five in the fourth inning) while holding them to only four hits," according to Coach Schwiesow. "Offensively we are becoming better disciplined hitters."
Tom Dorsey took the loss, Matt Knutson relieved in the seventh inning.
Runs Hits Errors
Mitchell 11 4 3
Post #1 8 13 6
Coach Devin felt that control problems (and the errors) contributed to this loss. The offense was led by a two for four hit, two run performance by Nick Mayer and Tim Broderson each.
Dorsey was three for four at the plate and Jason Madsen scored a run while also batting two for four.
The one win, two loss result in Pool A of the tournament seeded Post #1 for a final game, Sunday, June 13. The season standing before that game was 6-9.
Vermillion Post #1 will host a tournament Friday and Saturday, June 18-19.