Post 22 improves to .500 at the Firecracker Tournament
RAPID CITY, S.D. – After a rough start, Rapid City Post 22 has turned things around at the Firecracker Tournament.
The Hardhats defeated Premier West on Monday night, 6-4 to improve to .500 at the tournament.
Post 22 got on the scoreboard first when Mason Messinger hit a sacrifice fly in the second inning to score Blake Weaver.
Overall, Post 22 racked up 11 hits in the game. Blake Weaver led the Hardhats with three hits in three at bats.
Zach Whitesell was the winning pitcher for Post 22. He lasted six innings, allowing seven hits and four runs while striking out three.
Post 22 will take on Missoula on Tuesday, July 2 at 7 p.m.
The annual fireworks display will be held after the game.
Scores from Monday, July 1
Terra Haute 6, Eden Prairie 4
Eden Prairie 9, Missoula 2
Catalyst Cardinals 3, Rocky Mountain 1
RC Post 22 – 6, Premier West 4
Team Standings after Monday, July 1
Terra Haute 3-1
Eden Prairie 3-1
RC Post 22 2-2
Rocky Mountain 1-3
Premier West 0-4
Schedule for Tuesday, July 2
11:30 a.m. Premier West vs Catalyst Cardinals
2 p.m. Missoula vs Catalyst Cardinals
4:30 p.m. Rocky Mountain vs Terra Haute
7 p.m. Post 22 vs Missoula