Post 1222 sweeps Mapleton

FAIRMONT – The Fairmont VFW Post 1222 swept Mapleton during doubleheader baseball action on Saturday in Fairmont.

Clayton Maakestad pitched seven innings allowing four runs – two earned – on eight hits, walking four and striking out six to help Fairmont down Mapleton 13-4 in Game 1.

Fairmont then completed the sweep with an 8-4 Game 2 victory.

Eli Green went 2-for-4 in the first game, driving in three RBIs.

Matt Larson went 2-for-4, scoring a pair of runs and driving in two.

Kale Fritz finished 2-for-3, scoring three times, while Tyler Tennyson smacked double.

Freese pitched the seven innings, allowing four unearned runs on four hits, striking out five and walking six to earn the Game 2 win.

Larson had a double and Evan Closs went 2-for-4 at the plate.

Fairmont VFW Post 1222 (6-1) travels to play Sibley East at 7 p.m. on Wednesday in Gaylord.