Pittsburg Post 64 opens season in Joplin

Post 64 dropped its first game of the Mid-America Southwest Elite tournament on Friday.

HIGHLIGHTS: Pittsburg American Legion Post 64 baseball opened up the season on Friday in Joplin, playing in the Mid-America Southwest Elite tournament.

Post 64 gave up 7 runs in the 4th inning, falling 11-5 to the Midwest Nationals 17u Gold squad.

SCHEDULE CHANGE: Times have changed for the team’s two pool play games on Saturday. Post 64 will now play the 417 Brewers at Verona High School. Start time set for 4:45 pm.

First game vs. Redbirds Baseball 17U remains at MSSU’s Warren Turner Field, 10:45 am.