ALBION – Pender and Dannebrog-Cairo-Boelus met for the second time at the Class C Senior Legion state baseball tournament in Albion, this time in an elimination game on Tuesday, July 31, heard on 107.9 The Bull.
Pender scored first, leading 1-0 after three innings. DCB answered back in the fourth, scoring twice to lead 2-1.
Pender then added a run in the fourth and one in the fifth, and would go on to eliminate DCB by a final of 3-2.
Will Gatzmeyer had an RBI base hit, Aaron Ras and Layne Heese each record doubles and Jacob Zuhlke singled for Pender.
Hunter Ferguson went 5.1 innings on the mound, allowing two runs on four hits and three walks, striking out three. Heese finished the game in relief.
Pender will play Wilber in the semifinals on Wednesday at 5:00. If they win, they will play David City for the championship at 8:00. Both games will be broadcast on 107.9 The Bull.