WAYNE – As the Post 43 Juniors are off until June 1, the Wayne Post 43 Senior American Legion baseball team opened their home schedule entering the weekend.
From Hank Overin Field in Wayne, Post 43 welcomed in Wisner-Pilger/Dodge-Howells for a Seniors only contest on Friday.
Late run production allowed Post 43 to shutout Wisner-Pilger/Dodge-Howells, 8-0 in five innings to improve to 2-1.
The Post 43 Seniors were led by James Dorcey who singled twice, drove in a run and scored twice while Kaden Keller singled, drove in two runs and scored. Aiden Liston and Justin Sherman both singled, drove in a run and scored; Jacob Anderson singled and drove in a run; Calvin Starzl singled and scored as Alex Rodriguez and Calvin Ankeny both scored.
Devin Anderson (72 pitches) picked up the complete game shutout victory in five innings allowing two hits while striking out 12 batters and walking one.
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The Wayne Post 43 Juniors and Seniors will next visit Ponca on Wednesday, June 1 at 5:30/8 p.m.