Baseball Roundup: Post 22 off to a rough start at Firecracker Tournament
RAPID CITY, S.D. — Rapid City Post 22 opened the Firecracker Tournament on Saturday by facing the Catalyst Cardinals from Colorado.
The Hardhats fell behind early and lost to the Cardinals, 8-2.
Catalyst scored four runs in the first inning. But Post 22 answered in the bottom half of the first.
Ryan Bachman hit a home run to right field off Josue Rivera. Then Matthew Hegre scored on a error to cut the Cardinals lead in half, 4-2.
But Rivera was outstanding on the mound for Catalyst. He surrendered two runs on eight hits over seven innings, striking out two and walking zero.
Post 22 also lost to Terra Haute, Indiana, 11-10 during the final game of the opening day at the Firecracker Tournament.
The Hardhats return to action on Sunday at 7 p.m. against Rocky Mountain.
Scores from Saturday, June 29
Missoula 13, Premier West 0
Rocky Mountain 8, Premier West 6
Eden Prairie 5, Rocky Mountain 2
Catalyst Cardinals 8, RC Post 22 – 2
Terra Haute 11, RC Post 22 – 10
American Legion Scores
Mitchell 4, RC Post 320 – 1
RC Post 320 – 7, Rock Springs, WY 1
Sturgis Titans 7, Tracy, MN 6
Sturgis Titans 4, Lennox 3
Little League Championship Games
Canyon Lake Rockers 10, Harney Bankers 1
Harney Athletics 3, Canyon Lake Roadbuilders 2
Canyon Lake Mariners 7, Harney Peppers 4
Harney Engineers 11, Timberline Phillies 2