Greenville Post 140 dumps Troy


Beyke’s walk-off run-scoring eighth-inning single lifts Greenville American Legion Post 140 over Troy.

By Gaylen Blosser - DarkeCountyMedia.com



Ben Ruhenkamp pitches middle relief for Post 140 in the Legion’s win over Troy.

Ben Ruhenkamp pitches middle relief for Post 140 in the Legion’s win over Troy.


Carson Bey looks at a ball to earn a walk in Post 140’s win over Troy.


Dawson Step;hens collects a hit for Greenville American Legion in the team’s win over Troy.


Greenville Post 140’s Hayden Bush crushes a tw0-run double in the team’s Wednesday night win over Troy.


Jack Kletzly jacks a hit for Greenville Post 140 in the team’s win over Troy.


Post 140’s Jacob Longenecker drives a hit for Greenville in the American Legion’s win over Troy.


Jarod Lee knocks a hit for Post 140 in Greenville’s win over Troy.


Will Cook slams the door on Troy striking out three straight batters in Post 140’s win over Troy.


Tyler Beyke drills a Post 140 walk-off single to down Troy in extra-innings.


Gaylen Blosser | Darke County Media

GREENVILLE- Greenville American Legion Post 140 defeated the visiting the Troy Legends 6-5 with a Tyler Beyke extra innings walk-off single.

“What a game,” Post 140 coach, Chad Henry stated following the walk-off extra-inning game.

Troy jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the top of the third-inning with Greenville using a fourth-inning Beyke walk, Will Cook reaching by way of a Troy erro on a hard hit ground ball to second, a Jarod Lee walk and Beyke scoring on a passed ball to make it a 3-1 Troy lead after four-innings of play.

Post 140 made it a one-run game after five-complete with a Bush walk, a one-out Dawson Stephens walk and a Beyke sacrifice fly to center scoring Bush cutting Troy’s lead to 3-2.

Troy made it a 4-2 advantage in the top of the sixth bringing Greenville Post 140 to the plate in the bottom of the inning to score three-runs to lead 5-4 after six-complete.

Post 140’s runs came by way of a one-out Francis single, a Jack Kletzly singe, a two-run double off the bat of Bush and a Troy error on a Jared Longenecker hard hit grouder to second plating the go-ahead run.

The visitors took advantage of a bloop single and a sacrifice fly to even the score at 5-5 in the top of the fifith and Greenville going quietly in the bottom of the seventh sending the game to extra-innings.

Will Cook struck out three Troy batters in a row in the top of the eighth setting up Greenville’s eighth-inning win with back-to-back Carson Bey and Bush walks, a Longenecker bunt single loading the bases and the Beyke one-out game winning walk-off single to to center.

Hayden Bush paced Post 140 going 1-3 with 2-walks, 2-RBIs and 2-runs; Tyler Beyke went 1-3 with a walk, 2-RBIs and a run; Will Cook was 1-3 with a walk; Jarod Lee went 1-3 with a walk; Colton Francis 1-4 with a run; Dawson Stephens went 1-1 with a walk; Carson Bey a walk, 1-run; Jacob Longenecker was 1-3; Jack Kletzly went 1-4 and Logan Stastny scored a run.

The Wednesday night Post 140 win extends Greenville’s win streak to five-games.

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Ben Ruhenkamp pitches middle relief for Post 140 in the Legion’s win over Troy.
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2021/06/web1_Ben-Ruhenkamp-2-.jpgBen Ruhenkamp pitches middle relief for Post 140 in the Legion’s win over Troy.

Carson Bey looks at a ball to earn a walk in Post 140’s win over Troy.
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2021/06/web1_Carson-Bey-3.jpgCarson Bey looks at a ball to earn a walk in Post 140’s win over Troy.

Dawson Step;hens collects a hit for Greenville American Legion in the team’s win over Troy.
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2021/06/web1_Dawson-Stephens-2-.jpgDawson Step;hens collects a hit for Greenville American Legion in the team’s win over Troy.

Greenville Post 140’s Hayden Bush crushes a tw0-run double in the team’s Wednesday night win over Troy.
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2021/06/web1_Hayden-Bush-1.jpgGreenville Post 140’s Hayden Bush crushes a tw0-run double in the team’s Wednesday night win over Troy.

Jack Kletzly jacks a hit for Greenville Post 140 in the team’s win over Troy.
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2021/06/web1_Jack-Kletzly-1.jpgJack Kletzly jacks a hit for Greenville Post 140 in the team’s win over Troy.

Post 140’s Jacob Longenecker drives a hit for Greenville in the American Legion’s win over Troy.
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2021/06/web1_Jacob-Lonenecker.jpgPost 140’s Jacob Longenecker drives a hit for Greenville in the American Legion’s win over Troy.

Jarod Lee knocks a hit for Post 140 in Greenville’s win over Troy.
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2021/06/web1_Jarod-Lee-2-.jpgJarod Lee knocks a hit for Post 140 in Greenville’s win over Troy.

Will Cook slams the door on Troy striking out three straight batters in Post 140’s win over Troy.
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2021/06/web1_p-Will-Cook.jpgWill Cook slams the door on Troy striking out three straight batters in Post 140’s win over Troy.

Tyler Beyke drills a Post 140 walk-off single to down Troy in extra-innings.
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2021/06/web1_S-Tyler-Beyke.jpgTyler Beyke drills a Post 140 walk-off single to down Troy in extra-innings. Gaylen Blosser | Darke County Media
Beyke’s walk-off run-scoring eighth-inning single lifts Greenville American Legion Post 140 over Troy.

By Gaylen Blosser

DarkeCountyMedia.com

Contact Darke County Media Sports Editor Gaylen Blosser at gblosser@aimmediamidwest.com or 937-569-0122

Contact Darke County Media Sports Editor Gaylen Blosser at gblosser@aimmediamidwest.com or 937-569-0122