A 4-3 eight-inning loss to Eastview was the only blemish on a 5-1 week for the Farmington VFW baseball team.
Post 7662 bounced back from the opening-round loss to Eastview at the Eagan tournament, defeating Holy Angels, Minneapolis Southwest and host Eagan to win the consolation championship.
Coming off a 17-2 rout of Rosemount that gained it sole possession of first place in the division, the Farmington VFW baseball team played a game it would rather forget about Thursday in West St. Paul.
The Farmington VFW baseball team did a lot of things right during its 9-1 romp over Benilde-St. Margaret’s Monday afternoon.
Post 7662 got down four sacrifice bunts, followed those with plenty of clutch hits and provided lots of run support for starter Jordan Beschorner as it improved to 8-1 on the season.
The Farmington VFW baseball team showed just how much its offense has improved during a fourth-place finish at the sub-district tournament.
Farmington belted three home runs —including two grand slams — and tallied 34 runs while splitting four games at South St. Paul. A 5-4 extra-inning loss to South St. Paul on Saturday left the team with a 14-8 record for the summer.
The weekend rain came at just the wrong time for the Farmington VFW Post 7662 baseball team.
Post 7662 bounced a talented Eau Claire team 11-4 in the opening round of the Burnsville Tournament, then spent Saturday and Sunday waiting to resume play in a tournament that was eventually rained out.
Even though this year’s VFW baseball team finished with a record a little under the .500 mark, assistant coach Tyler Luhman believes some of his players will be ready to contribute to the Farmington varsity squad by the time next spring rolls around.
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