Sr. Legion sweeps Newton

By Steve Sell
June 02, 2016

NEWTON — McPherson’s Senior American Legion baseball team went on the road Wednesday to sweep Newton in a twinbill.

Post 24 won the first game 9-4 and then completed the sweep with a 7-3 victory.

In Game 1, a four-run third inning sparked McPherson. Jack Reifschneider went four innings to pick up the win, fanning six. Raine Reitsma finished up after Reifschneider was struck on the hand by a line drive.

Marcus McDaniel, Dylan Werries and Jacob Loecker all had two hits for McPherson.

A four-run first inning sparked Post 24 in Game 2. Alex Kalkhorst picked up the win, with Caleb Schmidt pitching three innings of relief, his first work since being injured midway through the high school season.

Loecker had two hits for McPherson.