News From Terre Haute, Indiana


July 28, 2013

Terre Haute's junior American Legion team to play for state championship

INDIANAPOLIS — The junior American Legion baseball team from Wayne Newton Post 346 came out of the losers’ bracket Saturday night to advance to the state championship game that will be played today.

Terre Haute lost 9-5 to Rockport in Saturday’s first game, but came back to eliminate Newburgh in the late game. Post 346 plays Rockport again at 1 p.m. today.

Chase Jones had three hits and Brandon Taylor and Zack Edwards two each in the loss to Rockport.

Big blow in the win over Newburgh was a two-out hit by Damon Bass that drove in three runs and tied the score in the bottom of the fifth inning. Taylor scored the winning run on a passed ball in the sixth.

Post 346    111    100    1    —    5    9    0

Rockport    610    200    x    —    9    10    0

W — Stallings. L — Watson.

Highlights — For Post 346, Chase Jones had 3 hits and Brandon Taylor and Zack Edwards 2 each.

Newburgh    007    000    0    —    7    7    1`

Post 346    004    031    x    —    8    12    3

W — Jones. L — Bedwell.

Highlights — Chase Jones pitched five scoreless innings in relief for the win and also had 2 hits for Post 346, which also got 2 hits each from Brandon Taylor and Brandon Curley and a 3-run, game-tying hit from Damon Bass.

Next — Post 346 plays Rockport at 1 p.m. today in the championship round.


• Boy Scouts outing — At the Country Club of Terre Haute, the Boy Scouts of America conducted their golf outing in two sessions Friday.

Friday’s results

A.M. gross

57 — Tom Ridge, Scott Ridge, Junior Gilham, John Gilham

62 — Ed Rodman, Steve Chichester, Kevin Ballard, Jim Campbell

63 — Ted Hazledine, Greg Higham, Steve Higham, Rick Petty

P.M. gross

56 — Milt Van Reed, Paul Stanley, Gregg Kluesner, Chris Hollars

57 — Scott Fields, Scott Bullerdick, Jim Fowler, Ted Hazledine

60 — Keaton Sumner, Mark Roman, Bill Doan Jr., Matt Roman

A.M. net

63 — Pat Walker, Jerry Clayton, Mark Ponsot, Bruce Sheets

66 — Jim Kendrick, Greg Wood, Cortney Collier, Carl Morris (second); Jim Fulford, Cal Forrester, Jeremy Kunz, Jamie Waldroup (third)

P.M. net

61 — Andy Volkl, Devin Blake, Joe Lamment, Robert Bridgewater

63 — Mike Jones, Bubba Harris, Jeff Hayes, Bill Treash

Skill awards — Wood (No. 3 a.m.), S.Ridge (No. 8 a.m.), T.Ridge (No. 18 a.m.), Mark Roman (No. 3 p.m.), Quentin Patterson (No. 8 p.m.), Ed Lane (No. 18 p.m.)

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