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Sturgis drops two games Saturday to Williston and Post 320

Gary Matthews & Terry Anderson - July 6, 2019

RAPID CITY, S.D. - The Sturgis Titans dropped two games Saturday; an 8-3 loss to Williston and a 9-5 loss to Rapid City Post 320.

In the first game against the Keybirds, Williston jumped out to a 2-0 lead as Chris Sathe scored on an errant throw and Brady Aberle scored on a sacrifice grounder by Garrett Hill.

Sturgis answered in the bottom half of the inning as Ridge Inhofer scored on a double by Zach Hess.

Williston scored 3 more runs in the third as Sathe scored again on a double by Hill and Aberle scored his second run on a groundout by Chance Johnson.

The Keybirds would add 2 more runs in the fifth and one in the sixth.

Sturgis scored two in the fifth, but would get no closer.

Garrett Hill helped lead Williston with 3 hits.

Colton Cruickshank lead Sturgis with four hits.

Sturgis had 12 hits in the game, but could only muster 3 runs. Williston had 13 hits.

In the Post 320 game, the Stars held the Titans scoreless until the sixth inning, but by then, they were enjoying a 7-2 lead.

Post 320 jumped out to a 3-0 lead after three.

Those runs came courtesy of Logan Miller, Carter Stonecipher and Devin Jacobs.

In the fourth, J.T. Kostenbauer scored on a double by Jacobs and a Stonecipher hit brought in Jacobs and Grayson Skinner.

Kostenbauer would add an additional run in the fifth on a hit by Jacobs.

The Titans biggest offensive display came in the seventh, as they scored 3 runs. Ridge Inhofer and Nick Anderson scored as did Colton Cruickshank on a Jacob West hit.

Post 320 ended the game with a couple of strikeouts.

Carter Stonecipher helped lead Post 320 with 2 hits and 3 R.B.I.'s. Ian Krump added 3 hits.

For Sturgis, Cruickshank had 4 hits and an R.B.I.

Gage Murphey got the pitching loss for Post 33.

Sturgis finished with 9 hits and 2 errors. Post 320 had 12 hits and 4 errors.

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