RAPID CITY, S.D. – Mitchell Post 18 improved to 2-0 in the State Legion Tournament with an 8-2 victory on Thursday night vs. Rapid City Post 22.
Landon Waddell threw 6 2/3 innings for Mitchell, allowing only four base runners on the night. Waddell gave up two hits, two runs and had two walks with six strikeouts.
Post 18 would score one run in the first inning on a wild pitch from Post 22 pitcher Wyatt Anderson that would score Seth Muth from third. Muth led off the game with a single and would go 2-for-4 with two runs scored.
Mitchell would score three more runs in the 2nd inning on a 2 RBI double from Dylan Soulek and a Rapid City error. Soulek reached base four times, going 2-for-3 with 3 RBI’s and two hit by pitches.
Post 18 would cap off the scoring with four runs in the 6th inning, aided by a pair of Poss 22 errors on Mitchell bunts.
Mitchell (27-13) will now take on Sioux Falls East at 7:30 CST on Friday night. SF East advanced with a 3-1 win on Thursday vs. #1 Brookings.
Coverage starts with the pregame show at 7:15 pm on KORN News Radio FM 101.3/AM 1490 and live streaming at KORNRadio.com
#7 Harrisburg will take on #1 Brookings at 1 pm CST in the first elimination game of the day. #9 Pierre will face #2 Rapid City Post 22 at 3:30 pm in the second elimination game of the day.