AMATEUR BASEBALL: Barnstormers win exhibition matchup against Welcome
WELCOME -- The Southwest Barnstormers had one last chance to prepare for this weekend's 35-and-over amateur baseball state tournament on Sunday, taking on the newly-formed Welcome Outlaws in an exhibition game.
Rob Petersen helped the Barnstormers take a 6-0 victory based on his performance both on the mound and at the plate. He picked up the victory with a seven-inning effort on the hill (11 strikeouts, three walks) and also went 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI on offense.
Mickey Sehr closed out the victory by pitching the final two innings for Southwest.
Tarry Boelter (2-for-3, double) and Chuck Sendelbach (RBI-single) also had big offensive contributions for the Barnstormers.
Troy Appel was 2-for-3 at the plate for the Outlaws.
The Barnstormers open their state tournament campaign on Saturday.
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SWB 001 100 400 -- 6 7 2
Wel. 000 000 000 -- 0 3 0