Post 22 wins Firecracker Tournament

Post 22 was hoping to cap off a successful week at the Firecracker Tournament with a win in the championship game on Tuesday night. The opponent was Eden Prairie, Minnesota. The same team that beat the Hardhats on Monday night, 6-1.

Post 22 exacted some payback, defeating Eden Prairie, 10-2. The last time the Hardhats won the Firecracker Tournament was in 2014.

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Kyle Maguire earned the win for Post 22. He tossed four and a third innings, giving up two runs, four hits and striking out three.

Meanwhile, Connor King, Justin Kraemer and Luke Ferdinand each had two RBIs.

Post 22, who improves to 40-5 on the season, will travel to Eden Prairie for the Gopher Classic starting on Friday, July 7.

Firecracker Tournament

Final Day

7th place game: Yakima  4,  Las Vegas  3

5th place game: Missoula  7,  Mountain West  0

3rd place game:  Premier West  8,  Rocky Mountain  0

Championship game:  Rapid City Post 22 –  10,  Eden Prairie  2

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