RICHMOND -- St. Clairsville American Legion Post 159 made a successful 2013 debut here Wednesday night with a convincing 11-4 triumph over homestanding Post 740.
The winners banged out 13 hits with half-a-dozen players recording multi-hit games.
Lewis Mitchell led the attack with two singles that produced three runs. Dillon Curtin knocked in two runs with a pair of base raps, while Bailey McGrath and Hunter Westlake each singled and doubled to plate a run. Eric Banal doubled and tripled.
Michael "Zuke"?Jacob helped his own cause with two singles and an RBI. He also fanned six and didn't walk a batter.