Alma Tops Minden First Bank Seniors, 13-5

The Minden First Bank Senior legion baseball team traveled to Alma on July 10 to take on the Mudcats.

First Bank’s visit didn’t go as planned suffering a 13-5 loss in five innings to fall to 5-3 on the season.

Braden Bates took the loss for Minden pitching one and one-third innings of baseball against the hard hitting Alma squad. Alma scored seven runs with Bates striking out two and two walks allowing seven hits with Brennan Runge coming in for relief pitching three and one-third innings. He had five strikeouts and four walks while allowing six hits.

see July 15 Courier for full story