Ellsworth Legion ballclub sweeps White Bear Lake
Ellsworth's American Legion Post #204 baseball team won a doubleheader over White Bear Lake, Minn. Wednesday at Summit Park. Ellsworth won the first game 12-11 and the second 7-6.
Spencer Schroeder was the winning pitcher of Game 1. Ellsworth took a 9-0 lead after two innings but defensive lapses allowed White Bear Lake to chip away at the large lead and scored eight runs in the 6th and 7th innings combined. But Ellsworth held on for the win. In Game 2 Mike Koch and Jake Sigler pitched well for Ellsworth. Koch started the first two innings and Sigler came in in the third inning and went the rest of the way, holding White Bear Lake to just two runs. Post 204 jumped out to a quick 4-0 lead after the first inning. Defense allowed Ellsworth to come away with the doubleheader sweep to become 6-1 in Gopher State League play.