The Belfield/South Heart Knights American Legion baseball team split a doubleheader against Hazen on Tuesday, July 16th.

In game one, Belfield/South Heart beat Hazen by a score of 3-2.

Hazen started game one out strong with a run in the first inning to take a 1-0 lead.

Belfield/South Heart tied the game in the bottom half of the second inning, before Hazen took a 2-1 lead in the top of the third frame.

The game went scoreless for the next several innings until the sixth inning. Belfield/South Hazen scored two to take the lead and win the game.

Belfield/South Heart recorded eight hits in the game, but in the field they had five errors.

Pitcher Preston Walter went 2-4 at the plate and drove in two runs for Belfield/South Heart.

On the mound, Landen Sayler pitched a gem for Hazen as he went six innings. He allowed eight hits and two earned runs.

For the Knights, center fielder Shay Olson went 2-4 during the game, but he was left on base 3 times.

In game two, Hazen defeated Belfield/South Heart 6-4.

Hazen started out strong again as they took a 1-0 after one inning and tacked two more on the scoreboard in the second.

Belfield/South Heart tied the game in the bottom of the second though with three runs.

However, Hazen would score three more runs in the fourth inning to make the score 6-4.

Seven errors in the field would haunt the Knights in the loss.

Cauy Shypkoski led the Knights at the plate going 2-2. He also recorded a run.

Tanner Obrigewitch also went 2-2 with a run and an RBI.

Game 1

H: 101 000 0 253
BSH: 010 002 x 385

W— Tanner Obrigewitch L— Landen Sayler

BSH: Ian Sibernagel 1-3, R, BB; Shay Olson 2-4; Preston Walter 2-4, 2RBI, 5IP, 3H, 2R, 0ER, 3BB, 4K; Tanner Obrigewitch 2IP, 2H, BB.
H: Garret Weir 1-2, BB, Landen Sayler 2-4. R, RBI, 6IP, 8H, 3R, 2ER, 3K.

Game 2

H:120 30 652
BSH: 031 00 467

W— Payton Leintz L— Anton Krebs

BSH: Cauy Shypkoski 2-2, R; Tanner Obrigewitch 2-2, R, RBI; Anton Krebs IP, 2H, 3R, 2ER, 3BB; Braden Obrigewitch 2IP, H, 2R, 2ER, 2BB, K; Tarence Dillinger 2IP, 2H, R, 0ER, K.
H: Issac Doll 1-3, 2R, RBI, BB; Landen Sayler 1-3, RBI; Levi Zempel 1-3, R; Payton Leintz 5IP, 6H, 4R, 1ER, K.