Elsberry American Legion Single A team remains undefeated

 Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 8:32 am

June 5, 2013

Elsberry Post 226 vs St. Peters Post 313

Elsberry American Legion Post 226 “A” first baseman Dave Dietz (Clopton) picks up one of his 3RBI’s in the 8-1 win over St. Peters on June 5.

After two tournament titles the Elsberry American Legion Post 226 “A” team took to the road against St. Peters and for Elsberry they rolled to another victory this time 8-1.

Taking the mound for Post 226 was Zach Rimel (Elsberry), who had already thrown a no-hitter this season. He went six innings recording nine strikeouts.

He was helped in the third inning by Payton White (Troy) whol make a spectacular diving catch to end the inning leaving two runners on base.

Dave Dietz (Clopton) led Post 226 with 3RBI’s on the night. Colby Martin (Elsberry) and Matt Henry (Elsberry) each had an RBI. Ryan Palmer (Winfield) and Henry also picked up a double each.

June 4, 2013

Elsberry Post 226 vs New Haven Post 366

In their first regular season game the Elsberry American Legion Post 226 “A” team traveled to New Haven on June 4.

Taking the mound for Coach Greg White’s squad was Tyler Turnbull (Elsberry). Turnbull allowed only one hit in five innings. Not only did he keep Post 226 in the game with his pitching Turnbull also recorded two hits, one being a double that drove in the tying run in the sixth inning.

Joey Marko (Winfield) came on in relief to pitch the sixth and seventh innings. Marko picked up two strikeouts in the seventh to get the save.

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