The Montevideo American Legion baseball team won two of its first three games to advance to the third-place game of a tournament in Omaha, Neb.
Post 59 defeated Lisbon, N.D., 5-0 in the opening game on Monday behnd the seven-hit, 12-strikeout pitching of Colton Vien. Austin Hoehne led the offense with a three-run homer.
Montevideo lost its second game, 7-5, to Little Rock, Ark. Jeff Rohloff knocked in two runs for Montevideo.
Montevideo rallied for a 7-6 win over Fossil Ridge, Colo., on Tuesday.
Austin Hoehne’s RBI?single capped a four-run rally for Montevideo in the sixth inning of the six-inning game. Hoehne went 3-for-4 with a solo home run and three RBI. Tanner Lindemann got the win, with Joe Bednar picking up the save.