PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Post 8 American Legion baseball team split a doubleheader against Aberdeen in the home opener at Hyde Stadium. In the opener, Post 8 picked up their first win of the season with a 8-3 win over the Smittys. Willie Welch struck out 5 ovre 6 innings to pick up the win. Aberdeen bounced back in the nitecap to record a 9-7 win over Post 8 as Aberdeen scored 3 runs in the top of the 7th inning to break a 6-6 tie and leave Pierre with a 1-3 record to begin the season. Post 8 returns to the field Tuesday evening when they travel to Rapid City to face Rapid City Post 320 in a doubleheader.
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