The run is over for Edwardsville Post 199 in the American Legion Baseball playoffs. Post 199 won it’s first game on Monday to force a championship contest last night, but lost to Napoleon, Ohio, in game two and the season came to an end.
Edwardsville took game one 7-6, thanks to a late inning rally including four runs in the eighth inning to take the lead for good. Jevon Boyd went 3-3, and Jordan Heckler was 2-5 in the game. Zack Sparks earned the win in game one.
In game two, Napoleon scored in the bottom of the 7th in break a 1-1 tie, held on for a 3-1 win to advance to the American Legion World Series in Shelby, North Carolina on Friday against a team from Burnsville, Minnesota.
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