Legion Post #1 competes in Aberdeen Smitty tourney

Legion Post #1 competes in Aberdeen Smitty tourney
Vermillion Post #1 and seven other teams participated in the Aberdeen Smitty Tournament held on June 22-24, at Aberdeen's baseball complex.

Game #1: Northville-1; Vermillion Post #1-6

Line Totals: Post #1 � 6 R, 5 H, 1 E, 5 LOB; Northville � 1 R, 4 H, 0 E, 4 LOB.


Zach Weiss won the seven inning stint, walking 6 and giving up 4 hits.

Offensive stats: Weiss � 1 run; Cory Taggart � 1 run; Reid Meirkort � 2 for 3, 1 run; Kyle Olsen � 1 for 4; Jeff Donnelly � 1 for 1, 1 run, 1 RBI; Brandon Womack � 1 run; Ryan Gilbertson � 1 run; J.R. Moore � 1 for 3.

Game #2: Milbank-4; Post #1-3

Line totals: Milbank � 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB; Vermillion � 3 R, 7 H, 2 E, 4 LOB.

Moore pitched the nine inning game, registering 2 Ks and 7 walks. The walks led to 3 runs in the first inning, and a Vermillion error in the ninth allowed the winning run to score. Significant offense: Meierkort � 1 for 4, 1 run; Olsen � 2 for 3, 1 run, 1 RBI; Donnelly � 1 for 3, 1 run; Eric McPherson � 3 for 4, 2 RBIs.

Game #3: Aberdeen-8; Post #1-0. Meierkort was the loser in the six inning game, giving up 8 hits and recording 3 Ks. His teammates made 2 errors.

Offense: Womack � 2 for 2; Meierkort � 2 for 2; McPherson � 1 for 3.

Game # 4: Morris, MN-3; Vermillion-4

Line totals: Morris � 3 R, 3 H, 9 E, 4 LOB; Vermillion � 4 R, 5 H, 4 E, 4 lob.

Weiss was the winnng pitcher, giving up only 3 hits and no walks, while recording 3 Ks.

Significant offense: Womack � 1 for 2, 1 RBI; Meierkort � 1 run; Olsen � 1 for 3, 1 run; Donnelly � 2 runs; McPherson � 2 for 2, 1 RBI; Moore � 1 for 3.

Game # 5: Detriot Lakes-12 ; Vermillion-2.

Line scores: Detroit Lakes � 12 R, 9 H, 0 E, 5 LOB; Vermillion � 2 R, 4 H, 4 E, 3 LOB.

Olsen pitched the loss giving up 9 hits, 8 walls, striking out 3. Offensively: Weiss went 1 for 2 scoring twice; Taggart, Meierkort and Olsen each had a hit.

Season record: 6-9.

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