Post 8 Legion Baseball Team Readies for First Tournament of the Season

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ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Pierre Post 8 American Legion Baseball team will begin play in the Vern Jark Memorial Wood Bat Baseball tournament in Aberdeen tonight.  Pierre will play the host team Aberdeen Smiitys, in their first tournament game tonight at 7:30 pm.  It will be the third meeting of the season between Pierre and Aberdeen Smittys with
Aberdeen winning the first two games last month in the season openers for both squads.  Pierre will play a total of 4 games in the round robin tournament.  Post 8 plays Morris, Minnesota at 3:30 pm Saturday and two games on Sunday.  They face Madison at 10 am and Groton at 12:15 pm on Sunday.  The tournament begins this evening at 5 pm with Aberdeen facing Morris.  Pierre is 10-15 on the season and goes into the tournament with a 3 game winning streak that included a doubleheader sweep of Huron on Monday.  There games with Rapid City Post 22 on Wednesday were rained out in Rapid City.  All four games that Pierre plays in the Aberdeen tournament will be carried live on the Dakota Radio Group’s website.  Just log onto the website  Then click on Listen Live and then click on KGFX-AM to listen and view the webcast of the games.  Coverage will begin approximatly 10 minutes before the start of each game.

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