LIBBY — Quade Anderson and Jeff Offenbecher combined on a 2-hitter and Trey Thompson drove in two runs as the Libby Loggers A improved to 2-0 at its Big Bucks Baseball Tournament Friday evening with a 5-1 victory over Northern Lakes.
Anderson pitched the first 4 2/3 innings. He allowed both hits, one run, struck out three batters and issued two walks.
Offenbecher finished up, striking out four in 2 1/3 innings.
Leading 2-1 after three innings, the Loggers tallied three runs in the fifth to complete the scoring.
Libby had four hits with two of those doubles — one by Shayne Walker and the other by Anderson.
Donovan Fornall had the other hit for Libby.
Tournament play ends Sunday with the championship round starting at 9 a.m.
Libby plays the Tri-County Cardinals today at 6:15 p.m.
Western A American Legion action resumes for the Loggers on June 29th at 5 p.m. with a doubleheader at the Missoula Mavericks.
Northern Lakes 100 000 0 — 1 2 4
Libby Loggers 101 030 x — 5 4 2
WP—Quade Anderson; LP—C. Strietzel.
NORTHERN LAKES — I. Graham 0-3, C. Harris 0-2, N. Welch 0-3, A. Drake 0-3, Strietzel 0-2, Addison 0-1, S. Tierney 1-3, T. Vandever 1-4, R. Knerr 0-1, J. Mason 0-1.
LIBBY LOGGERS — Jeff Offenbecher 0-4, Anderson 1-3, Tripp Zhang 0-1, Shayne Walker 1-3, Caden Williams 0-3, Trey Thompson 1-3, Donovan Fornkall 1-1, Ethan Broden 0-2, Moxley Roesler-Begalke 0-0, Alex Svendsbye 0-3.
2B—Walker, Anderson; RBIs—Welch; Walker, Williams, Thompson (2).