The Boonville Legion baseball team dropped two games last night on the road, losing to Sedalia American Legion Post 642 by the scores of 12-11 and 13-2.
With the Missouri Valley 16-18 All-Stars playing Saturday in the Babe Ruth State Tournament in Charleston, Missouri, head coach Eric Rhorer said he gave some of the players on the bench some extra playing time.
In the opening game, Boonville got off to a great start by exploding for 11 runs in the top-half first on six walks, a two-RBI single by Dylan Albertson, a RBI-single by Kelsey Callaway, an infield single by Cass Quinlan, a RBI double by Jeremy Davis and a two-RBI single by Zach Nixon.
Of course the game was far from being over at that point as Sedalia rallied back with 12 unanswered runs over the next-six innings with five in the first, one again in the second, two in the third, one in the sixth and three in the seventh for the victory.
Chase Snapp pitched the first-two innings for Boonville, followed by Zach Nixon for three innings, John Reese for one inning and two batters in the seventh and Jeremy Davis also in the seventh.
Jeremy Davis and Dylan Albertson each had two hits in the game for Boonville, one of which went for a double. Zach Nixon, Kelsey Callaway and Caleb Hein each had one single and one RBI while Cass Quinlan and Kyle VanderLinden added one single each.
For Sedalia Post 642, Dey had one single and two doubles.
Sedalia also out-hit Boonville 11-9 in Game 1.
In the second game, Sedalia Post 642 jumped out to stay against Boonville while pushing across one in the second, two again in the third, one in the fourth, two in the fifth and seven in the sixth to win by the mercy rule.
Boonville, meanwhile, scored one in the fourth and one again in the sixth.
Cass Quinlan pitched 2 2/3 innings for Boonville, followed by Tanner Hulbert and Jalen Poindexter.
Sedalia also out-hit Boonville in the second game 6-2.
Kyle VanderLinden and Zach Nixon had the only hits in the game for Boonville, both of which went for singles.
For Sedalia Post 642, Nolting 3-for-4 with three singles.