Post 6 wins opener at Pueblo tourney

CHEYENNE – The Cheyenne American Legion Post 6 baseball team held off Las Vegas Durango 8-7 on the first day of the Andenucio Memorial tournament Thursday in Pueblo, Colorado.

Right-hander Max Pedroza worked the final 1⅓ innings to pick up the save. He took the mound with the bases loaded, and walked a batter to help Durango cut Cheyenne’s lead to 8-7. He struck out the next hitter to get out of the sixth.

Pedroza got the game’s final two outs with runners on first and second.

Sophomore left fielder Jackson Hesford was 3 for 3 with two doubles and five RBIs. Pedroza was 2 for 4.

Post 6 (24-9) faced Pueblo Azteca late Thursday. The game ended after the Wyoming Tribune Eagle’s print deadline.


Las Vegas…… 000  043  0  –  7  9  2

Cheyenne…… 031  220  X  –  8  9  4

Las Vegas pitching: Mayo, Danchek (5) and Collins. Cheyenne pitching: Applgarth, Rodriguez (5), Pedroza (6) and Johnson.

W: Applegarth (2-0). L: Mayo. S: Pedroza (2).

2B: Las Vegas 1 (De la Rosa); Cheyenne 3 (Hesford 2, Vite).

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