A five-run lead and a solid pitching performance from Braden Bates were not quite enough as Alma defeated the Minden First Bank Seniors 6-5 on July 2 at Alma. The loss leaves First Bank at 4-9.
First Bank scored two in the first. Marshall Chasek singled and scored on a double by JC McDowell, who then came home on an error.
In the second, First Bank made it 3-0 when Jake Wehrer singled. Gage Fries pinch ran and advanced home on a ground out, error and a wild pitch.
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