The First Bank Seniors split a doubleheader hosting Aurora on July 13. First Bank won game one 8-4 while Aurora had the edge in the nightcap 7-6. First Bank’s record moved to 13-6.
In the opener, the teams were tied at 4-4 before First Bank scored four in the bottom of the sixth and then blanked Aurora in the top half of the seventh.
Rylan Holsten led First Bank’s nine-hit attack going 2 for 3 with one RBI and one run. Others: Cal Johnson (one for 4, one RBI, two runs), Evan Smith (one for 3, one RBI, one run), Austin Lutkemeier (one for 2, one RBI), Brennan Runge (one for 3, one RBI), Carter Harsin (one RBI, one run), Birkestrand and Lucas Epperson (one hit, one run each) and Nolan Reed (one hit).
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