Legion baseball: Post 15 continues hot start in split with East Grand Forks

Recap from Post 15 Legion baseball vs. East Grand Forks.

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Detroit Lakes' Cade Jackson pitches in the Lakers' 16-5 win over Pine River-Backus on May 23, 2022 at Washington Park. Cade Jackson threw seven innings against East Grand Forks on June 13, 2022 in a Post 15 doubleheader.
Jared Rubado / Detroit Lakes Tribune
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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.


EAST GRAND FORKS 005 120 03 - 11

DETROIT LAKES 100 013 30 - 8

POST 15 PITCHING – Grady Kirchner 2.1 IP, 2H, 5R, 3ER, 0K, 6BB; Brock Sweirs 0.1 IP, 0H, 0R, 0ER, 1K, 0BB; Jordan Tucker 1.1IP, 1H, 1R, 1ER, 1K, 1BB; Noah Rieber 2H, 2R, 2ER, 0K, 3BB; Mason Omberg 1.0IP, 0H, 1R, 1ER, 2K, 1BB; Joshua Goodspeed 1IP, 2R, 2ER, 0K, 2BB

POST 15 HITTING- Bradly Sweirs 3-4, 2R, 2RBI, 2B; Grady Kirchner 1-1; Brock Swiers 1-4, RBI; Jordan Tucker 1-2; Jacob Thomas 1-5, K; Noah Besser 1-3, R, K; Kyler Johnston 0-2; Mason Omberg 3-4, 2R, 2B, RBI; Noah Rieber 2-2, R, RBI; Joshua Goodspeed 0-3, R, K; Jeffrey Moen 0-2, K; Chase Kukowski 1-3, K; Chaz Eckhoff 0-1; Logan Adams 1-2, R, RBI, K


EAST GRAND FORKS 000 100 0 - 1

DETROIT LAKES 000 003 0 - 3

POST 15 PITCHING- Cade Jackson 7IP, 7H, 1R, 1ER, 2K, 1BB

POST 15 HITTING- Bradly Sweirs 0-2, BB; Grady Kirchner 0-1, R, BB, K; Jordan Tucker 1-3, 2B R, RBI; Jacob Thomas 2-3, R, RBI; Kyler Johnston 3-3, 2B RBI; Noah Rieber 0-3, 2K; Mason Omberg 0-3, 2K; Hunter Korth 0-2, 2K; Joshua Goodspeed 0-2, K

Jared Rubado is the sports editor for the Detroit Lakes Tribune and the Perham Focus. He moved to the area in September of 2021 after covering sports for the Alexandria Echo Press for nearly three years. Jared graduated from the University of Augustana in 2018 with degrees in journalism and sports managment.
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