FNB team hosts Yankton Pirates

FNB team hosts Yankton Pirates by Jim Prosser This is a follow up report for the First National Bank team played by the 11-12 year-old baseball team from Vermillion.

On June 18 the local FNB team hosted the Yankton Pirates and won a squeaker 9-8. Winning pitcher was Alex Schaack who was credited with seven K�s in two innings. Hitting leaders were: Mikal Ustad, 2-2 including a triple to drive in the tying run then score the winning run; C.J.Haakinson, 2-3 with a double; Schaack, 2-2 with four RBIs.

In a game played at Yankton on June 19, Crofton Red defeated FNB 8-2 to end their five game winning streak. Losing pitcher, Mikal Ustad (four K�s in three innings) Alex Schaack relieved (four K�s in two innings).

Hitting � Casey Carlson hit a homer in the final inning to drive in Ryan Husby who had doubled, preventing FNB from being shutout.

Season record is 5-1

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