MANDAN, N.D. – Your Pierre Post 8 American Legion baseball team split a doubleheader yesterday with defending North Dakota State Champion Mandan. Pierre won the nightcap by a 7-5 score to break a 4 game losing streak. Mandan won the opener 8-6 in two competitive games played in Mandan. Mac Mercer led Post 8 in their win going 3 for 5 with an RBi, 2 runs scored and he pitched 2 perfect innings. In the opener, Pierre trailed 8-1 before scoring 4 runs in the 5th and added another but came up short. Post 8 is now 4 and 12 on the season as they went 1 and 4 over the weekend losing twice to Bismarck on Saturday. They return to the field tomorrow night when they host Sturgis in a doubleheader at Hyde Stadium scheduled to begin at 5:30 pm.
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