Juniors Dominate Sturgis


The Chadron Platte Valley Bank American Legion Post 12 juniors took to the road and bounced back from three consecutive losses to sweep Sturgis in a doubleheader Friday Night.

Tobin Meyer threw a gem in the first game, throwing for a no hitter while striking out seven and allowing only a handful of runners on by walks. The hitting behind him was as good scoring 18 runs on 17 hits.

Tobin Landen had a triple along with three RBI’s. Bricen Wright knocked in four runs in the 18-0 win for Chadron.

The second game could not have been more opposite as the teams combined for 36 runs in the five inning game. 

Chadron continued theri hot hitting from the first game driving in two runs in the top of the first. Sturgis was undeterred from the first game and batted around, bringing in eight runs in the first inning. But it was all Chadron the rest of the way as they scored five runs in three straight innings to take command of the game, winning 24-14 to sweep the doubleheader.  Landen added to his RBI total on the day with eight in the nightcap. Braden Wright added four more runs for Chadron. 

The winning pitcher for Chadron was Derek Bissonette who had seven strikeouts in the win. Landen came in in threw two innings for the save striking out seven. 

Chadron on the day combined for 42 runs and 39 hits as they moved to 12-7 on the season. 

Both the juniors and seniors go to Alliance on Sunday to take on the Spartans.