Newberry Observer

Two more Legion Ball wins

NEWBERRY — Tuesday was another busy night in American Legion baseball and both local teams came away with two more wins. Chapin-Newberry improved to 7-1 in League play with a 13-2 win over West Columbia at Newberry College. Jonathan Bickly got the win on the mound and the offense was led by Aaron Copeland who was 4-4 with four RBIs and a triple, Price Alexander who was 4-4 with two RBIs and a double and a triple, and Jeb Fulmer who was 2-3 with one RBI and a double.

Newberry Junior American Legion travelled to Heathwood Hall to play West Columbia and came away with a 7-3 win. Gunnar Erickson got the win and Blair Rogers got the save. Leading hitters included Jay Kirkland, Ryan Broussard and Bryson Holland. With the win Newberry Junior is now 13-0 overall and 9-0 in League play.

League 8 Seniors:

Chapin-Newberry 7-1

Aiken 4-3

Greenwood 3-5

West Columbia 1-6

Game results: Chapin-Newberry 13 – West Columbia 2, Aiken 3 – Greenwood 0 GM1, Aiken 6 – Greenwood 10 GM 2

League 8 Jrs:

Newberry Jr 9-0

Aiken 5-3

Lexington Navy 3-4

Lexington Red 3-4

West Columbia 0-9

Game results: Newberry Jr 7 – West Columbia 3

Staff Report