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Legion Baseball: Hancock drops regular season finale

Collin Brown releases a pitch during a game against Morris this season. He took the loss on the hill on Thursday, July 6 in Wheaton in Hancock's regular season finale. (Brooke Kern / Stevens County Times)

Wheaton used a three-run sixth to take the lead for good against Hancock on Thursday, July 6 in Wheaton. Hancock fell short 4-3 in the game.

Daniel Milander was 2-for-3 with a RBI to lead Hancock. Collin Brown took the loss on the mound as he gave up four runs (three earned) on seven hits, walked run, and struck out eight.

Hancock opens up Northwest-District 7 playoffs (sub-district) as the No. 3 seed, taking on No. 2 Wheaton Thursday, July 13. The second round will be played Saturday, July 15 with championship Sunday, July 16.

Wheaton 4, Hancock 3

Hancock.............000 200 1 – 3 5 2

Wheaton.............100 003 x – 4 7 0

HITTING – Hancock: Zach Copa 1-3 r, Cody Greiner 1-3 rbi-2, Bryce Schmidgall 1-1, Daniel Milander 2-3 rbi… Wheaton: No stats available

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) – Hancock: Collin Brown 6-7-4-3-1-8… Wheaton: No stats available

Brooke Kern

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