Milan Legion Drops State Tourney Opener

Milan Post 569 could not come up with a timely hit and lost to Mt. Prospect Post 525 3-0 in their opening game at the Illinois American Legion tournament in Alton.  Mt. Prospect was able to push across single runs in the 2nd, 3rd and 5th innings en route to the win. Patrick McKermitt went the distance for the win allowing five hits.  AJ Hatlestad went six innings giving up 10 hits to take the loss.  Milan Post 569 will now play at 11 am Sunday against Alton Post 126. The game will be heard on WRMJ and wrmj.com.