Eagan Legion baseball takes down Minneapolis Southwest at the Stars and Stripes Tournament

The Eagan Patriots Post 594 Legion baseball team defeated the Minneapolis Southwest Lakers 2-1 on Saturday afternoon at Delano Municipal Stadium Stars and Stripes Legion Wood Bat Baseball Tournament.

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The game was scoreless until the bottom of the fourth inning when Southwest catcher Alex Barloatsis hit an RBI double to make it 1-0 Lakers.

But, Eagan would answer right back in the top of the fifth inning when center fielder Alex Lachemeyer hit an RBI single to make it a 1-1 ballgame.

Then, in the top of the sixth inning, Eagan second baseman Griffin Ruiter had the go-ahead hit when he ripped an RBI single to make it 2-1 Patriots.

From there, Eagan pitcher Lincoln Berry was able to get the remaining six outs to give the Patriots the 2-1 victory. Berry pitched a complete game, giving up only six hits.