The Minden First Bank Juniors saw their fine season come to a close at the B6 Area Tournament in Holdrege on July 11. Holdrege topped First Bank 17-1 bringing a halt to a 13-5 campaign.
Holdrege knocked off First Bank three times this summer and scored multiple runs in the first four innings to pul away in this one.
First Bank managed three hits— one each from Ethan Morgan, Austin Lutkemeier and Brett Eckhardt. Morgan scored the run and Eckhardt had the RBI.
Jake Halvorsen lasted two innings as the starter and took the loss. He gave up eight runs (six earned), four hits and five walks and struck out three. Cade Harsin relieved for one inning and yielded nine runs (four earned), five hits and one walk. Luke Grollmes finished up for the final two innings and had a good outing allowing no runs and two hits while fanning three.
Holdrege 3 5 3 6 0- 17 11 0
F. Bank 0 0 0 1 0- 1 3 7