RAPID CITY, S.D. – The Pierre Post 8 American Legion baseball team was beaten 15-2 by Rapid City Post 22 last night in the second round of the South Dakota State American Legion Championship baseball tournament. The start of the game was delayed by nearly 2 1/2 hours in Rapid City due to rain but once it did start, it wasn’t much of a contest. Post 22 scored 3 runs in the third, 4 in the 4th and 5 runs in the 5th to send Pierre to an elimination game today at 6 pm central time against Watertown. Pierre committed 5 errors in the game while Post 22 was errorless in the contest and outhit Pierre 14-8. Gage Curtis doubled for Post 8 which scored 2 runs in the 5th. Gregg Schaeffer hit his second home run in as many games for Post 22 who will play Sioux Falls West tonight at 9 pm central time. Cash Anderson started and took the loss for Post 8 which fell to 20-25 on the season.
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