Series tied at one game a-piece, after the Hi-Toms win at West Forsyth 12-11 Sunday and then fall to West Forsyth, at home at Finch Field, 12-11, on Monday….
Game three in the best-of-five series continues tonight at West Forsyth….
CLEMMONS â€“ American Legion Post 87 celebrated the Fourth of July with its own fireworks show on Sunday at West Forsyth High School.
Fourth-seeded Post 87 outslugged top-seeded West Forsyth 12-11 in Game 1 of their best-of-five second round Area III Northern Division playoff series. Kevin Sanders went 3-for-5, drilled three homers and finished with five RBIs for Post 87, which improved to 15-8 on the season.
Sanders has 14 homers on the year and Sunday marked his second three-homer contest of the season.
DeSean Anderson tripled home the winning run in the top of the ninth inning for Post 87. His blast plated Houston Ison, who led off with a single.
Anderson went 4-for-6 with a pair of homers and three runs scored. He now has six homers for the season.
Ben Fultz also homered for Post 87, while Mike Whited went 2-for-6 with three runs scored.
Sanders also got the pitching win, working 2â„3 of an inning in relief. Conner Scarborough tossed a scoreless ninth to notch the save.
Game 3 will be played Tuesday at West Forsyth, with Game 4, if needed, back at Finch Field on Wednesday.
A decisive fifth game, if needed, would be Thursday night at West Forsyth.