Sleepy Eye goes 1-1 against Mankato Americans

MANKATO – Sleepy Eye Legion Post 7 split a doubleheader with the Mankato Americans on Wednesday in legion baseball action.

Sleepy Eye took Game 1 3-1, while Mankato took the second game 11-7.

In Game 1, Avery Stevens got the win with seven strikeouts, one walk and three hits allowed. Carter Brinkman was 2 for 4 with an RBI, while Stevens and Luke Mielke drove in a run each.

In the Game 2 loss, Sleepy Eye was led by Brinkman, who went 4 for 4 with four RBIs. Andrik Sanchez also had a pair of hits for Sleepy Eye.

Sleepy Eye will next host St. Peter at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.