Rapid City's Post #320 defeats Vermillion 17-11 In a game that produced 28 runs on 32 hits, you find some heros and some unlucky situations.
Vermillion's offense in the third game of the Rapid City Pepsi Tournament kept the score close (7-8) through 4 1/2 innings.
The bottom of the fourth opened with three consecutive singles and a home run to give Post #320 a five-run lead which
they never relinquished even though we closed the gap with a four-run rally in the fifth sparked by three consecutive hits following a walk.
Runs Hits Errors
Post #1 11 14 3
Rapid 17 18 2
Winning Pitcher: Jake Boerger.
Losing Pitcher: Eric Holoch.
Heros for Post #320 were: Jeff Anderson (two for three with a three-run homer and three runs scored) and Chris Schroyer (three for four with a two-run homer and three runs scored.)
For Post #1 James Ofstehage was three for four, scored two runs and had two RBIs. Troy Rickord went two for four, scored twice and drove in two runs. Jay Merrigan was one for two, scoring two runs and Jason Madsen scored two runs.
The season record after the third tournament game was the 16-20.