The Minden First Bank Juniors baseball team opened the season dropping a pair of contests. Kearney defeated First Bank 9-5 at Kearney on May 20 and Aurora downed First Bank 15-6 on May 21 at Minden’s Ollie Bjorklund Field.
In the Kearney game, both teams scored three in their halves of the first. Ashton Hawkins’ two-run single scored Rylan Holsten and Isaac Kuehn and then Hawkins scored shortly thereafter.
Kearney plated one in the bottom of the third then First Bank tied it at 4-4 in the top of the fourth when Braxton Hatch singled home Orrin Kuehn.
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