Brewer, Hampden split Legion baseball doubleheader

Posted June 29, 2011, at 11:23 p.m.
Last modified June 30, 2011, at 4:15 a.m.

HAMPDEN — Evan Kingsbury pitched a two-hitter and Matt Palmer doubled twice as Hampden defeated Brewer 5-2 to earn a split of their American Legion Zone 1 baseball doubleheader Wednesday.

Brewer won the opener 11-2.

The River Dogs scored all five of their runs in the bottom of the third inning, a rally sparked by Justin Amoroso’s two-run double and an RBI double by Palmer.

Derrick Bernosky added two singles and an RBI for 7-3 Hampden.

Tyler French hit a two-run double in the sixth inning for 7-3 Brewer.

In the first game, Blake Birmingham’s two-run single capped an eight-run Brewer rally in the top of the third inning.

Eric White added a double, single and two RBIs, Nick Moore singled twice with an RBI and Birmingham finished with three RBIs.

Evan Eldridge pitched a four-hitter for the Falcons.

Will Perkins singled twice with an RBI for Hampden, while Bernosky also singled twice.

(First Game)

Brewer  008 102 0 — 11 13 0

Hampden  000 200 0 — 2 4 3

Eldridge and Moore; Bernosky, Corliss (7) and Frederick

(Second Game)

Brewer  000 002 0 — 2 2 1

Hampden  005 000 x — 5 9 2

Alexander and Potter; Kingsbury and Frederick

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