The Minden First Bank Seniors won their first game and lost the second in the first two days of the double-elimination area tournament at Gothenburg on July 23-24. First Bank defeated Holdrege 13-5 on the 23rd then was beaten by Broken Bow 8-0 on the 24th. The split leaves First Bank’s record at 14-9.
Against Holdrege on Saturday, First Bank got out to a five-run lead after two innings, saw Holdrege close to within one in its top half of the third then pulled away with runs in the third, fourth and fifth.
see July 27 Courier for full story