The American Legion Post 7 baseball club couldn't get its bats going and took a 6-1 loss to Capital City Select of Oregon during the Centralia Showcase Tournament on Thursday, July 10, in Centralia.
Post 7 tied the game at 1-1 in the bottom of the third, but Capital City scored three in the fourth inning off starting pitcher Josh Zavisubin, who took the loss.
"We went against a good pitcher today and just didn't have great approaches at the plate," Post 7 coach Steve Slesk said in a phone interview. "They were a really good team, and if you don't bring it against a team like that, the outcome will be what it was."
Ernie Yake had two of Post 7's five hits, and Austyn Sprague, Davis Hampton and Jordan Wittenberg each recorded a hit.
Post 7 plays next at 6 p.m. Friday, July 11, in Centralia.
CAPITAL CITY SELECT 6, POST 7 1,
Capital City 100 320 0 - 6 10 1
Post 7 001 000 0 - 1 5 1
WP: Brook. LP: Josh Zavisubin. Highlights: Post 7 - Ernie Yake 2-4, Austyn Sprauge 1-2, Davis Hampton 1-2, Jordan Wittenberg 1-3.
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