Post 8 Baseball Team drops a Pair of Games on Sunday

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PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Post 8 American Legion baseball team dropped two games Sunday in a baseball triangular they hosted at Hyde Stadium.  Post 8 dropped a 4-3 verict to Aberdeen and then lost to Rapid City Post 320 by a 8-3 score.  Against Aberdeen, Pierre led 1-0 until the 5th inning when Aberdeen scored 3 runs off of reliever Ryan Goodwin who took the loss allowing all 4 runs.  Alex McGuigan pitched 4 and a 1/3 innintgs not allowing a run until being lifted for Goodwin.  Pierre scored twice in the 7th inning and left the tieing and winning run on base.  Against Post 320, Pierre built a 3-0 lead before Rapid City broke thru with 5 runs in the 6th innings and added a pair of insurance runs in the 7th.  Willie Welch took the loss allowing 6 runs in 4 2/3 rds innings of work.  Pierre had 5 hits in the nitcap as they start the season with a 0-3 record.

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