WAKEFIELD – The Wakefield/Wayne Post 81 Senior American Legion baseball team saw their regular season come to an end Tuesday evening.
Following a third place finish in the Ralph Bishop League Tournament over the weekend, the Seniors entertained Vermillion (SD) from Eaton Field in Wakefield.
Wakefield/Wayne scored first with a run in the second inning before Vermillion answered with a run in the third. Following a pair of scoreless innings, Post 81 added one more run in the fifth and held on for the 2-1 victory to improve to 18-7 on the season.
Hagan Miller posted a pair of singles while Parker Lehmkuhl singled and drove in a run for Wakefield/Wayne. Blake Brown also singled.
Jakobe Mahon and Brock Floyd both combined for the first three innings pitched as Esgar Godinez came in for the save in the final inning.
The Wakefield/Wayne Post 81 Seniors will be off until their Area Tournament next weekend while the Wakefield Post 81 Jrs will open their postseason tourney as the #4 seed and face #3 Tekamah-Herman at 4 p.m. this Friday in Scribner.