Sports

Legion Post 37 falls to Hannibal

Posted: Jun. 12, 2013 2:34 am Updated: Jul. 3, 2013 2:34 am

By THE HERALD-WHIG
STAFF

HANNIBAL, Mo. — Errors cost Quincy American Legion Post 37 in an 11-4 loss to the Hannibal Legion on Tuesday.

Hannibal pounded out 10 hits and scored five runs in the first two innings to pull ahead. Post 37 cut the lead to 5-3 in the third inning, but couldn't get the lead any closer.

Zach Vahle, from Quincy Notre Dame, finished 3 for 4 with two RBIs for Post 37. Dillon Gilbert, from Quincy High School, finished with four strikeouts and allowed six runs in four innings for Post 37.

— sports@whig.com/221-3366

In Case You Missed It

Playing It By Ear: Blind 8-year-old loves baseball, following Hannibal Cavemen
From his usual spot in the front row of seats in a suite down the third-base line, 8-year-old Dougie Brawley listens to the sounds around him at Clemens Field ... the sounds Dougie uses to immerse himself in a baseball game. It's the only way he can. He has been blind his entire life.