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.
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