(Hastings, Neb.) In American Legion Baseball action tonight at the Mid-South Regional in Hastings, Nebraska, Festus Post 253 defeated Fremont by a final score of 2-0 in 8 innings.
Tied 0-0 in the top of the 8th inning, Jacob Bridges drove home the first run to break the tie and was followed up by an RBI basehit by Jordan Duncan to put the second and final tally on the board. Duncan tossed 6 1/3 scoreless innings on the mound then Levi Ebersoldt came on in relief and finished off the final inning and 2/3 to complete the shutout.
Festus head coach Zac Bone says the pitching staff has been great all year and this tournament has been no different.
Festus remains undefeated in the tournament and now takes on the host team from Hastings tomorrow. Coach Bone says even though the Hastings team was eligible for the Regional because they are the host team, they’re a very talented squad.
First pitch of tomorrow night’s game between Festus and Hastings is scheduled for 7:00.