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Let's Talk Baseball June 12 through 17

By Carson Herbert, 06/18/18, 10:00PM CDT


Double Header vs. Brookings June 12

East blew out Brookings on the road in a double header on June 12. In game 1, East won, 17-11. East out-hit Brookings 14-6 and had four batters who doubled and 11 who stole a base in the win.

East dominated once again in game 2, this time, shutting-out Brookings, 15-0 while just allowing two Brookings hits. East collected 16 hits as Brady Christoffels, Andrew Evenson and Evan Hammer all tripled.


Melde's Meltown Tournament June 14 through 17

East participated in Melde's Meltown Tournament June 14 through 17 in Minnetonka, Minn. East went 2-3 in the tournament, facing teams such as Excelsior, West Fargo, Edina, John Marshall and Brandon Valley.

In their 6-4 win against Excelsior on June 14, Evan Hammer and Tyler Boyum collected three hits as East's five-run top of the sixth fueled them to victory.

East was able to walk off against Edina later in the tournament on June 16. With two runners on, Evan Hammer doubled to bring home both baserunners to win the game for East.