WAKEFIELD – Post 81 Junior and Senior American Legion baseball teams closed out their shortened summer season with a home doubleheader.
From Eaton Field in Wakefield, Post 81 welcomed in Ponca Thursday evening.
The Wakefield Juniors snapped a losing streak thanks to an 8-7 win ending their season at 5-7 while the Post 81 Seniors won 9-1 over Ponca improving to 6-7.
During the Juniors outing, Gabe Lamprecht went 2-for-3 and scored once while Cade Johnson added a 2-for-2 performance and scored once. Nate Oswald went 1-for-2 and scored twice as Kaden Kratke went 1-for-3.
John Berkley came in on relief and picked up the win.
From the Seniors contest, Couy Johnson went 3-for-3 with a double, triple and scored three times while Justin Erb had about a 380-foot triple to left field and finished 1-for-3. Blake Brown and Lukas Oswald both went 1-for-2 and scored twice; Gabe Lamprecht went 1-for-2 and scored once while TJ Solomon went 1-for -1.
Lukas Oswald picked up the complete game victory in five innings allowing one run off three hits while striking out seven batters and walking two.