Seniors Defeat Fairfield, 17-6

The Minden First Bank Senior Legion baseball team moved to 4-0 on the season downing Fairfield 17-6 in five innings at home on May 27.

Ben Edgecombe picked up the win pitching three innings allowing three hits with six strikeouts. Finishing off the game were Rylee Hursh allowing four runs on walks and Dallan Thompson closed the game allowing two runs with five strikeouts and a walk.

Minden got off to a 4-0 lead after the first inning when Lucas Epperson and Cal Johnson were both hit by pinch. Edgecombe scored Epperson to make it 1-0. Braden Bates was then hit by another pitch before Evan Smith delivered an RBI double scoring all three to make it 4-0.

see June 9 Courier for full story