STAPLES - Alex Jansson and Chad Beebe delivered key hits as the second-seeded Staples-Motley Legion team defeated No. 3 Sebeka 5-1 in a Subdistrict 6 Division II tournament game Monday.
Jansson had a two-run, two-out single in the third, Beebe a two-run single in the fifth. Devin Becker finished 2-for-3 for S-M.
Jordan Riewer pitched a complete game to get the win. In seven innings he struck out seven and walked none. He allowed five hits and one earned run.
S-M plays at No. 1 Bertha on Thursday. Bertha beat Wadena 7-1 Monday. Wadena plays at Sebeka on Thursday.
If S-M loses it will play at 2:30 p.m. Saturday. If it wins it will play at 5 p.m. Saturday. Both game will be at Menahga.
Sebeka 1 5 1
Staples-Motley 5 5 1
WP: Jordan Riewer. LP: Brockpahler. Next: SM at Bertha 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
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