Legion baseball: Post 15 continues hot start in split with East Grand Forks
Recap from Post 15 Legion baseball vs. East Grand Forks.
DETROIT LAKES – The Detroit Lakes Post 15 baseball team is off to a hot start this summer after a split against East Grand Forks last Monday.
Post 15 took the first game 3-1 before dropping game two 11-8 in extra innings. After trailing 8-1 in the top of the fifth inning, Detroit Lakes sparked its comeback.
Bradly Swiers drove in a run with a single before bringing home two more in the sixth inning on a double. Post 15 tied the game after Mason Omberg doubled in a run and Noah Rieber plated two with a single and an error in the bottom of the seventh inning.
East Grand Forks retook a three-run lead in the top of the eighth with a sacrifice fly and a double to hand Post 15 its third loss of the summer. Detroit Lakes is now 7-3 after last Monday’s split.
In game one, Detroit Lakes staged a more permanent comeback with a three-run sixth inning. Jordan Tucker brought home Grady Kirchner with a double to tie the game before Jacob Thomas and Jordan Tucker singled in runs.
Cade Jackson threw a complete game on the bump. He allowed one earned run on seven hits with two strikeouts.