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The Sleepy Eye Herald Dispatch - Sleepy Eye, MN
  • VFW 15U drops two in doubleheader

  • The Sleepy Eye U15 VFW team took Mankato Maroon in Leavenworth June 21.
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  • The Sleepy Eye U15 VFW team took Mankato Maroon in Leavenworth June 21.
     
    The first game didn’t go to well for Sleepy Eye as they were held scoreless in five innings.
     
    Mankato scored 3 runs to start the first inning to take an early 3-0 lead. The lead would only increase as the game went on with two more runs in the third, three runs in the fourth and four runs in the fifth to end the game 12-0 in five innings.
     
    The second game went better for Sleepy Eye as they would be the first team on the board.
     
    Sleepy Eye scored three runs in the top of the first on hits from Nic Helget, Cole Owens and Logan Zuhlsdorf.
     
    Maroon scored two runs of their own in the bottom of the first to close the gap. Sleepy Eye held a 2-1 lead after the first inning.
     
    Nic Helget started the second inning with a double for Sleepy Eye and an error would later score him and Sleepy Eye added to their lead.
     
    Sleepy Eye was unable to produce any more runs in the game but Mankato was just getting started.
     
    Mankato started the bottom of the second with a walked batter that later scored for a score of 4-3.
     
    Mankato scored four more runs in fourth inning, two runs in the fifth and one in the sixth for a final score of 10-4.
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