First Bank Seniors Split Two With Elwood, Now 16-3

The Minden First Bank Seniors Post #94 Legion baseball team hosed Elwood on July 2 for a doubleheader to kick off the Fourth of July weekend at Ollie Bjorklund Field.

Minden dropped the first game to Elwood 12-7 to lose for only the third time (15-3) on the season but rebounded in the second game picking up a 12-4 victory to improve to 16-3.

In the first game, Elwood scored two runs in the top of the first to pull out to an early lead. First Bank sliced the lead in half to 2-1 in the bottom of the first with Cal Johnson singling and scoring an RBI single by Brennan Runge.

see July 14 Courier for full story