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On This Date: (Aug. 12, 1987)

August 12, 1987 - The Birches rebound after an opening-game loss and gain an 11-10 walkoff win over Southern Area to stay alive in the Region Two Legion Tournament. The NorCo champs pull out the victory with a run in the home ninth when Mike Meitzler walks, moves to third on Scott Wescott’s single, and scores on a fielder’s choice grounder by Pete Prior. John Hallock knocks in three runs for the winners, while Brett Beshore and Brian Kresge each contribute two hits. John Konawalik earns the pitching win in relief by tossing 4 2/3 scoreless innings.