July 15th, 2024

Elks split first two games in Montana

By Lethbridge Herald on July 4, 2022.

Lethbridge Herald

The Lethbridge American Legion Elks baseball team split their first two American conference games on Friday.

The Elks lost the opener 8-6 to the Kalispell Lakers.

Elks’ pitcher Shaye McTavish took the loss, while on the offensive side of the ball,  Luc Puszkar went  two-for-three at the dish with a two-run home run and Sam Hilgerson had two hits and a double.

Lethbridge would get redemption in the second game with a 3-2 win.

Hilgerson walked it off in the bottom of the seventh inning.

Jaxon Filipenko threw a complete game with three hits and five strikeouts.

The Elks are back in action today and tomorrow in Billings.

Lethbridge opened conference play with a 13-3 loss against Medicine Hat in the first game and a 7-0 win in the second game  on June 25.

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