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Pa e 8,THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS Vk/EDNESDAh' AUGUST 8, 2018 t ,i~i~ i~i-! i- Photos: Loren Zavalney Park River Post 147 fell to the Fargo Bombers 7-4 in the title game of the Class A American Legion all toumament in WiUiston. Park River, the defending champion, committed four costly errors in the game leading to four uneamed runs. Park River downed Williston 24-1 in opening round of the toumament. They then downed the Bismarck Reps 8-5 in the second round, but then fell 8-5 in a battle of undefeated. That knocked Park Riv- er into the loser out round against Grafton. Park River advanced to the title game with a 6-1 win over Grafton. Park River would have had to defeat the Bombers twice as they were the only undefeated team. Above: Open- ing ceremony of the State A Legion Tournament: WILLISTON, N.D. -- Park Riv- ond at state, ment. The boys took toumament er met defeat at the hands of the Far- This put Grafton and Park Riv- To defeat the Fargo team, they er Post 147 made it to the title game Post 147 fought a tough battle, host, Williston, to task with 24-1 go Bombers in Game 11, 8-5.er head to head. Park River came out would have to win twice in a dou- in Williston for the 2018 North losing to the FargoBombers only to victory. The result was truly a team GraftondefeatedSurry5-0toad- ahead with a 6-1victory to botmce bleheader. Dakota American Legion Class A defeat Grafton and come up against effort, vance, only to fall to the Fargo Grafton out of the tournament and The Bombers finished the season State Championship. the Bombers once more. Day two, Park River Post 147 Bombers 10-3. Grafton went loser advance to a final match up against with a 46-10 record after securing They came up just shy of de- Park River started day one by fought back against The Bismarck out round against Jamestown and the undefeated Fargo Bombers once the Class A State Title with a 7-3 win fending their 2017 title and took sec- blowing the lid off of the touma- Reps for an 8-5 victory. Park Riv- managed a comeback 7-2. again, over Park River. Top Left: Bryce Wood strides into the ball in Park River's opening round 24-1 win over host Williston. Bottom Left: Charlie Thompson slides into second base ahead of the throw as ParkRiver downed Bismarck Reps 8-5 in the second round of the Class A American Legion Baseball Toumament in Williston. Right: Shortstop Nathan Zavainey fires the ball to first to get the runner after fielding a ground ball upthe middle. Have Start.or renew your subscription In-Country $34 / Out-of-Count-y :$38/ Out-OfiState' $4:2 P,O. Box 49, Park River, ND 58270