WATERTOWN, S.D. – The Pierre Post 8 American Legion baseball ended their regular season on a winning note sweeping a doubleheader from Watertown Saturday night. Post 8 won the opener in a high scoring 14-13 win. They then took the nightcap 12-3 to end the regular season with a 28-15 record. In the opener Spencer Sarringer and Daniel Magee each had 3 hits while Landon Badger had 2 hits and 3 RBI’s to lead Pierre. Both teams had 13 hits and both committed 2 errors. Watertown scored 9 runs in the 5th inning but Post 8 was able to hold them off. Maguire Raske started for Post 8 and pitched into the 5th inning before getting relief help from Micheal Lusk. Colton McClemons took the loss for Watertown. In the nightcap, Pierre scored 8 runs in the first inning and cruised the rest of the way. Peyton Zabel and Brad Dean combined on a 5 hitter and Joe King had 2 hits and 3 RBI’s to pace the Pierre attack. Pierre will open up Region 3A play Wednesday against Mitchell at Mitchell.
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