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Chase Plymell unwinds for a pitch in a game earlier in the 2016 season. He pitched five scoreless in an 8-0 victory over the Mid West A’s at the Mid America Premier Championship in Springfield, Missouri on Thursday. Sedalia Post 462 continues pool play against the KCI Expos 18U Elite at 8:30 a.m. and 417 Hunsaker 18U at 11:30 a.m. in Springfield.


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The Post 462 Sedalia Travelers Senior Legion Baseball team picked up three wins in two days after a doubleheader sweep Wednesday and a victory in the Mid-America Premier Championship in Springfield, Missouri on Thursday.

Sedalia shutout the Mid West A’s behind five two-hit innings from Chase Plymell on the mound. Gavin Jones hit a two-run homer, Jake Kindle had an RBI double and Baxter Mays drove in two in the tournament-opening victory.

Pool play continues for Sedalia in the Springfield area at 8:30 a.m. at U.S. Ballpark against the KCI Expos. The Travelers are scheduled to face 417 Hunsaker at Drury University at 11:30 a.m. Friday.

The tournament follows a Post 462 doubleheader sweep of the Lee’s Summit Outlaws on Wednesday. Sedalia won game one 6-0, and game two 11-5.

Steven Bradbury led the offense Wednesday going 2-for-2 with a pair of RBIs and a stolen base. Gehrig Taylor allowed two hits in a complete-game shutout, striking out three.

Game two was won after the Travelers plated six runs in the first two innings of an 11-5 victory. Jones drove in four runs on three hits, while Mays and Bradbury also enjoyed multi-hit games. The Travelers scored in every inning but two behind four innings from starter Kaleb Bishop and three innings from Kindle.

Chase Plymell unwinds for a pitch in a game earlier in the 2016 season. He pitched five scoreless in an 8-0 victory over the Mid West A’s at the Mid America Premier Championship in Springfield, Missouri on Thursday. Sedalia Post 462 continues pool play against the KCI Expos 18U Elite at 8:30 a.m. and 417 Hunsaker 18U at 11:30 a.m. in Springfield.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_5696.jpgChase Plymell unwinds for a pitch in a game earlier in the 2016 season. He pitched five scoreless in an 8-0 victory over the Mid West A’s at the Mid America Premier Championship in Springfield, Missouri on Thursday. Sedalia Post 462 continues pool play against the KCI Expos 18U Elite at 8:30 a.m. and 417 Hunsaker 18U at 11:30 a.m. in Springfield. File photo

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