News From Terre Haute, Indiana

July 27, 2013

Junior American Legion squad wins opener at state

Staff Report
The Tribune-Star

KOKOMO — The Wayne Newton Post 346 Junior Legion team won its first game in the American Legion Baseball Junior Legion State Finals, coming from behind to win 8-7 against Newburgh on Friday.

Post 346 plays today against Rockport Post 254 at 12:30 p.m. in a winner’s bracket game.



Post 346    400    100    3    —    8    15    2

Newburgh Post 44    151    000    0    —    7    4    2

W — Bass. L — Huff.

Highlights — For Post 346, Damon Bass pitched 5 2/3 innings of relief, striking out the side in the bottom of the seventh. Bass finished with eight strikeouts; Donnie Ames had 3 hits; Jonathan Eilbracht had 2 hits; and Brandon Taylor had three hits, including a three-run double.

Next — Wayne Newton Post 346 plays today against Rockport Post 254.