Post 8 Drops Region Championship Game

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SPEARFISH, S.D. – Perennial Region 3A American Legion baseball champion Rapid City Post 22 won another Region title Thursday as they shutdown Pierre 14-4 in the title game of the Region tournament.  Pierre was limited to 3 hits in the game as Post 22 broke open the game with a 6 run 8th inning to end the game on the 10 run mercy rule.  Alec Norwick had 2 of Pierre’s 3 hits.  Post 22 had 12 hits as they got to starting pitcher Ben Eisenbeisz for 6 runs on 5 hits through 4 innings sending Eisenbeisz to the loss.  3 Pierre relievers surrendered 8 runs.  Pierre still qualified for next week’s State American Legion Championship tournament in Huron next week with their second place finish in the Region tournament.  Pierre will find out who they will play in the first round later today or tomorrow.

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