FAIRMONT - The Fairmont American Legion Post 36 coasted to a 12-6 baseball victory over Sleepy Eye Post 7 on Thursday night in Sleepy Eye.
Jon Ellis recorded three hits, collecting three RBIs and scored two runs to pace the Post 36 offensive effort. Ryan Noll added two RBI doubles, while Levi Becker contributed two hits and collected three RBIs in the win.
Spencer Chirpich added one hit and scored two runs for Post 36.
Levi Becker pitched four innings, allowing three runs on nine hits and walking one to earn the win. Bryce Holm pitched five innings of relief, allowing three runs on six hits, fanning two and walking four.
Sleepy Eye's Nolan Helget had four hits, including three RBI doubles, and scored twice.
Fairmont (6-4) will play host to the Division I, 2nd District Tournament next week at Herb Wolf Field.
Fairmont faces the winner of the Mankato Nationals and New Ulm Blue first-round game at 7 p.m. next Thursday.
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Levi Becker (WP), Bryce Holm (5) and Andy Reiter. Adam Sellner (LP), Sean Mathiowetz (6) and Josh Kopacek.