Local sports roundup: Post 53 shuts out Barnesville

Breckenridge Post 53 picked up its first win of the legion season with a 3-0 shutout of Barnesville Monday at Cowboy Field.

Mitch Porter went the distance on a six-hitter, walking just one batter.

Breckenridge (1-1) took the lead for good in the game with a run in the fourth inning.

Tommy Hiedeman, Tyson Piechowski and Hunter Feigum all drove in runs.

Schedule changes to Wahpeton Invitational

Due to two teams backing out of the Wahpeton Invitational American Legion baseball tournament this weekend, there have been some changes to the schedule.

The tournament will now have six teams, divided into two three-team pools. Pool A will have Breckenridge, Dodge Center, Minn., and the Fargo Bombers. Pool B will have Wahpeton, Clark-Willow Lake, S.D., and Fargo Post 400 Comets.

The tournament now kicks off with two games Friday at John Randall Field. Breckenridge will play the Fargo Bombers at 5 p.m. with Wahpeton playing Clark-Willow Lake at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday’s schedule  has Dodge Center vs. Fargo Bombers at noon, Fargo Post 400 vs. Clark-Willow Lake at 2:30 p.m., Breckenridge vs. Dodge Center at 5 p.m. and Wahpeton vs. Fargo Post 400 at 7:30 p.m.

Sunday’s schedule will be determined by the results of the pool play. The fifth-place game will start at 11 a.m., third place at 1 p.m. and the championship game at 3 p.m.

KBMW FM 92.7 will have coverage of all the Wahpeton and Breckenridge games during the tournament.

Red River Quilters to award quilts

Red River Quilters, a local Quilts of Valor group, will be awarding quilts to three veterans Tuesday at Cowboy Field between the Breckenridge junior legion and legion games.

The ceremony will take place at approximately 6:45 pm.

The group was organized about a year ago and have already awarded quilts to 50 area veterans. The group will also be selling raffle tickets with proceeds going for supplies to make more quilts.

Wahp-Breck recreation softball

Monday’s Results

Breck Sports Talk/Wahpeton Glass & Paint/Casey’s Bar 22, Red River Communications/Haller Overhead Door 21

Breck Sports Talk/Wahpeton Glass & Paint/Casey’s Bar 19, Red River Communications/aller Overhead Door 11

Wahpeton Fab/RRVW Railroard 17, Bellmore & Sons/Casey’s Bar 8

Wahpeton Fab/RRVW Railroard 6, Bellmore & Sons/Casey’s Bar 4

Wil-Rich/Sporty’s 12, Birchem Livestock/Paul’s Electric 11

Birchem Livestock/Paul’s Electric 11, Wil-Rich/Sporty’s 8

Sporty’s 23, FCCU 13

FCCU 10, Sporty’s 6

Sporty’s 18, Birchem Livestock/Paul’s Electric 7


Sport’s 10-3; Wahpeton Glass & Paint/Breck Sports Talk/Casey’s Bar 10-3; FCCU 8-4; Red River Communications/Haller Overhead Door 6-7; Wil-Rich/Sporty’s 6-7; Birchem Livestock/Paul’s Electric 6-8; Wahpeton Fab/RRVW Railroad 6-8; Bellmore & Sons/Casey’s Bar 1-13