Legends struggle through Spokane
The La Grande Legacy Legends struggled over the weekend at the Spokane Woodbat Classic in Spokane, Wash., as they lost their first three games before winning 8-0 against the Spokane Cannons Saturday.
Tanner Stremcha pitched a complete game to close the tournament, throwing seven strikeouts while giving up two walks and six hits in six innings on the mound.
Tyson Wicklander, Jake Chamberlain and Drew Hively all got two hits in the lone win, as Hively led the Legends with three RBI.
The Legends opened the tournament with a 5-4 loss against the North Stars Thursday despite out-hitting the opposition by a 12-8 margin.
Wicklander got the loss for the Legends, throwing a complete game in which he had two strikeouts and gave up five walks and eight hits.
Eli Wisdom and Jared Rogers had the best offensive starts to the tournament, as both tallied three hits and drove in two runs in the opening game.
The Legends were up 4-2 heading into the bottom of the seventh inning against the North Stars, but gave up three runs to give the opponents a walkoff win.
After the close loss, the Legends suffered an 8-0 blowout loss at the hands of the Spokane Expos on Friday, then suffered another defeat later that day against Thurston by a 12-5 margin. During the loss against Thurston, Wicklander was the lone Legend to notch multiple hits with a pair of singles.
The Legacy Legends are now 11-13 so far this summer, and will look to bounce back from their weekend struggles with a win against Burns at Pioneer Park Tuesday.