Post 91 survives 6-run comeback; Austin advances to Saturday game

Published 9:53 am Friday, July 22, 2016

The Austin Post 91 Legion baseball team survived a late scare Thursday night in its playoff game against the Rochester A’s.

Austin led 9-2 going into the ninth when with two outs the A’s were able to mount a comeback, scoring six runs before finally being stopped.

Daniel Bollingberg was four for five including a double and Nate Conner was three for three including a double. Five others all had singles.

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Post 91 will now play Saturday when they face the winner of the Rochester Patriots and Rochester Red Hawks game.

A’s 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 6 8 9 2

Austin 2 0 1 2 0 1 1 2 x 9 12 2

Austin hitting: Daniel Bollingberg 4-for-5; Alex Ciola 1-for-4; Nate Conner 3-for-3; Dylan Gasner 1-for-4; Nik Gasner 1-for-5; Phillip Zynda 0-for-3; Jason Stoulil 0-for-3; Evan Horstmann 1-for-3; Evan McAlister 1-for-3; Ryan McCormick 0-for-1; Tanner Steene 0-for-1.