Archive for Thursday, July 12, 2001

Bandits slam Manhattan, 11-3

July 12, 2001


David Allen smacked a grand slam to spark the Lawrence Bandits to a 11-3 romp of Manahttan on Wednesday at an American Legion zone baseball tournament at Free State High.

With the Bandits ahead 7-2, Allen belted his homer in the top of the fifth.

Tyler Blankenship went 3-for-4 with a triple and two RBIs for the Bandits (20-7). David Arndt drove in three runs.

Matt Lane was the winning pitcher for the Bandits, who will play the Blue Valley North-Shawnee Miege winner in the zone semifinals at 8:15 p.m. Friday.

The zone championship of the double-elimination tournament will be played Saturday.

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