Salem/Montrose/Canova Post 140 started the Region 5B tournament with a 15-3 win over Elkton on Tuesday. Luke Koepsell led the way in the win with 3 hits, 3 RBI, and 3 runs scored. Braeden Kerkhove, Ty Morrison and Griffin Clubb each drove in 2 runs. Owen Alley was outstanding on the mound, striking out 13 batters over 5 innings.
Post 140 then ended Tuesday with a 2-1 walkoff win over Colton. With the game tied at one in the bottom of the seventh, Luke Koepsell started a rally with a 2 out base hit. Koepsell then stole 2nd before coming around to score the winning run on a Kerkhove single.
Kerkhove also picked up the win, pitching all 7 innings, allowing just 1 run and striking out 7.
Post 140 will play again tonight for a chance to get into Friday’s Championship game.