Fairbury American Legion Baseball Teams Split Double-Header With Marysville

FAIRBURY – Fairbury and Marysville split a Junior-Seniors American Legion double-header on Tuesday in Fairbury.

In a wild Seniors game, Marysville scored four runs in the top of the ninth inning to win an extra-inning thriller, 13-9.

Fairbury rallied from an eight-run deficit, by scoring five runs in the sixth inning and three more in the seventh to tie the score at nine and send the game into extra innings.

Adam Wasserman crushed a grand slam in the five-run sixth inning, finishing the game with two homeruns, a double, five RBI and three runs scored.

Carson York also had three hits, while Dawson DeBoer had two hits and a pair of for Fairbury.

Marysville was led by Adam Lindhorst with three hits and three RBI, Jayton Haggard had two hits and three runs scored, and Hunter Warnick finished with a two-run homer and three runs scored. Jacob Latta scored twice and had three RBI for Marysville.

The Fairbury American Legion Juniors remained undefeated with a 7-3 victory over Marysville.

Fairbury jumped out to 4-2 lead before securing the win with three runs in the bottom of the fifth inning.

Devin Wanamaker had a pair of hits, including a double, RBI and two runs scored, while Brody Kroll had two hits and a run scored for Fairbury, who improved to 7-0 on the season.

Billy Humphrey, who had a hit, RBI and run scored, picked up the win for Fairbury, pitching the first three innings and Carson York pitched four innings of relief. The duo combined to strike out seven batters.

Jon Haggard had a game-high three hits and two RBI for Marysville.

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