June 9, 1997 in Sports

Banks Sparks Prairie To Sweep Over Atlas


Ryan Banks struck out 11 in going the distance as visiting Prairie completed a Region I American Legion doubleheader sweep Sunday over Atlas Building Center of Coeur d’Alene by scores of 9-8 and 3-2.

In the opener, Jake Medlock homered and scored four runs, including the go-ahead run, as Prairie won in extra innings. Ben Johnston went 3-for-5 for Cd’A.

Prairie is now 3-2, while Cd’A falls to 1-2.

Prairie 9-3, Atlas Building Ctr 8-2

Prairie 103 003 02 - 9 8 4

Cd’A 020 050 01 - 8 10 5

DeBoer, Medlock (5) and Eberlin; Brennen, Rook (6), Hoorelbeke (7) and Ross, Gore (7). W-Medlock (1-0). Hoorelbeke.

HITS: Prairie-Medlock 2, Eberlin 2, DeBoer, Holt, Rothrock 2. Coeur d’Alene-Merk, Johnston 3, Moglia, Rook, Wagner, Ross, Gore, Crain. 2B-Medlock, Eberlin, Rothrock, Merk, Johnston, Wagner. HR-Medlock (1).

Prairie 010 110 0 - 3 8 6

Cd’A 000 002 0 - 2 6 4

Banks and Eberlin; Ross, Moglia (6) and Gore. W-Banks (1-1). L-Ross.

HITS: Prairie-Medlock, Ownbey, Singer, Eberlin, Rothrock, DeBoer, Banks, Skidmore. Coeur d’Alene-Rupp, Rook, Potter, Merk, Gore, Wagner. 2B-Rothrock, Rupp. HR-Eberlin (1). , DataTimes

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