Post 8 Gets Clubbed by Spearfish

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PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Post 8 American Legion baseball team suffered a 13-2 loss to Spearfish in a game played at Hyde Stadium on Monday night.  A 5 run third inning did Pierre in as Spearfish jumped out to a 10-0 lead before Pierre could break into the scoring column with a single run in the bottom of the 7th.  3 runs in the 8th put Spearfish into the win column on the 10 run mercy rule as the visitors banged out 18 hits in the game.  Willie Welch started and took the loss allowing the first 8 runs of the game, with only 4 of the runs earned in 6 innings.  Post 8 had five players get one hit apeice in the game with Ryan Goodwin getting a triple.  The loss was the second to Spearfish this season, both on the 10 run rule.  Pierre falls to 12-14 on the season as they return to action this evening when they travel to Aberdeen for a single 9 inning game.

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