Falcons Split Games in Day One of Kansas Grand Slam
KSAL Staff - Sun 09:42 AM 07/01/2012
Day one of the Kansas Grand Slam proved tough at times for Salina's Legion teams.
The Salina Falcons split their two games on Saturday, downing Great Bend 10-4 in the afternoon before falling to defending champion Millard North, Neb., 9-1. The Falcons opened Pool A play in the 19-and-under division 1-1.
Daniel O'Brien pitched a complete game against Great Bend. Seven different Falcons picked up a pair of hits in the opener.
The Salina Hawks picked up a four-inning no-hitter from Tyler McElwee as they run-ruled Rock Creek 11-0. The Hawks play twice today to wrap up pool play in the 17-and-under division.
The Salina Eagles fell by run-rule to Manhattan Manko, 10-1. The Eagles play twice on Sunday as well.