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Post 641 goes 2-2-1 at Andyman

It was a busy weekend for the Plato American Legion Post 641 baseball team as the squad went 2-2-1 at the Andyman Tournament.
Plato picked up a 6-4 win over Eden Prairie 2 in the tournament opener in Young America on Friday, June 22.
After Eden Prairie seized a 4-0 lead in the second inning, Plato responded with six runs over the third and fourth frames and held on for the victory.
Starting pitcher Chandler Glaeser went all seven innings, allowing nine hits and four runs (three earned) while walking two and striking out five.
Gabe Roepke had a big night at the plate, going 3-for-3 with three RBI and two runs scored.
Spencer Lepel was 2-for-4 with two RBI, while Dane Schwirtz scored twice.
Plato went 1-1-1 with a rare baseball tie on Day Two of the tournament on Saturday, June 23.
St. Peter and Plato played to a 4-4 draw after eight innings after Roepke drove in Ty Christensen with the game-tying run in the seventh before time ran out on the game.
Korey Johnson, Bennett Lepel and Roepke each had two hits in the contest. Pitchers Brett Baumgarten and Joe Knudten combined to hold St. Peter to one earned run with seven strikeouts.
A late rally was not enough to prevent defeat as Plato fell 5-4 to Westphal. 641 scored one run in the sixth and three in the seventh to pull within a lone run before falling.
Johnson went 2-for-4 with two RBI, while Spencer Lepel went 3-for-3 with one run scored.
Christensen started on the mound and went all six innings, but took the loss after giving up three earned runs of the five allowed.
Plato busted out the bats with a 12-8 defeat of Norwood Young America, never trailing after scoring one run in the first inning and six more in the second.
Roepke went 4-for-5 with a home run, one RBI and three runs scored. Johnson went 3-for-5 with three RBI and two runs scored, with Taylor Schauer going 1-for-5 with three RBIā€ˆand one run scored. Schwirtz went 2-for-4 with two RBI and two runs scored.
Starting pitcher Andrew Wraspir claimed the win with 2-2/3 innings of work.
Plato came up short in its tourney finale, falling 5-4 to the Minneapolis Millers in eight innings.
While 641 battled back from deficits of 2-0 and 4-2, the Millers pushed across the decisive run in the extra frame.
Carsen Streich went 2-for-3 with one RBI and one run scored to lead Plato in the contest.
Spencer Lillienthal took the loss after three innings of one-run effort in relief of starter Baumgarten.
Plato was slated to take on Hutchinson on Monday, June 25, after the Chronicle went to press. 641 is scheduled to take on Holy Family in a doubleheader, beginning at 5 p.m. Friday night.