BATTLE CREEK – The Pender Junior American Legion Baseball team faced Imperial in an elimination contest at the Class C State Tournament in Battle Creek on Monday, July 16 heard on 107.9 The Bull.
Imperial scored a run in the first inning and led 1-0 heading into the third.
Pender plated three runs in the third and added seven runs in the fourth on their way to a 10-1 win.
Will Gatzmeyer had a double and three RBIs, Lucas Vogt, Eric Schopke and Chris Rutar each recorded RBI base hits.
Rutar was the winning pitcher, going the distance while allowing just the one run on six hits and a walk, striking out five.
Pender will meet Dannebrog-Cairo-Boelus in an another elimination game at 5:00 Tuesday evening. The game will be broadcast on 107.9 The Bull.