Aiden Psczulkoski crushes one of his two doubles off the center field wall for Greenville Post 140 in win over Greenville ACME. (Gaylen Blosser photo)

Post 140 downs ACME

Greenville ACME drops final game of 2022 season to Greenville American Legion Post 140 Thunder

GREENVILLE – The Greenville American Legion Post 140 Thunder 18U home season came to a close with a 6-0 win over Greenville ACME 16U in their final game of the 2022 season.

“Super proud of them,” said ACME coach, Ryan Delk. “We’ve had a great season. I always want them to come in and learn something, give me 100 percent on the field, represent Greenville baseball well on and off the field.”

“Credit to them,” Post 140 coach, Chad Henry stated. “They came out, they played fairly error free ball and they made the plays. That is a talented group.”

Post 140 concludes its season on the road with a weekend tournament in Springfield.

“We play two games on Friday, one on Saturday and one on Sunday,” Henry said. “We’re trying to keep everyone down, pay attention to their pitch limits and make sure all our arms are fresh for the weekend.”

Four Post 140 pitchers combined for the shutout with the win going to Logan Todd. Todd worked two innings of one hit shutout ball while striking out five. Alex Kolb, Ricky Heidrich and Wyatt House combined to pitch five innings of scoreless ball.

Greenville ACME held Post 140 to a total of five hits on the night but gave up 11 walks over seven innings of work.

“A lot of positives,” said Delk. “We have had a fabulous season, we’ve had great pitching, we’ve had some good games. Tonight we played a very solid team and we hung with them and we played pretty much error free baseball and did what we needed to do. We just struggled at the plate. That is a real good pitching staff over there and not something we see week in and week out.”

Aiden Psczulkoski led Greenville Thunder with two doubles and three RBIs in four at bats including a liner off the centerfield wall. Logan Todd and Warren Hartzell each went 1-3 with a RBI and Rob Ellis accounted for a single.

“Two balls Aiden really ripped,” Coach Henry said. “A lot of it is his timing. When he can get that front foot down there are not a lot of kids that are stronger out here. He stayed back, he was patient, he waited for a mistake and when he got the mistake he crushed it.”

Both teams played well in the field with each allowing a single error.

“A great group, they are all like my boys and they have fabulous parents,” Coach Delk said following the team’s final game. “We do things together after games, we do things in the offseason. That make things a whole lot easier when you have a great group of parents – I couldn’t ask for better parents.”

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Home 2022 season play comes to a close for Greenville Post 140 and Greenville ACME at Sater Heights Park Wednesday night. (Gaylen Blosser photo)
Rich Heidrich takes a turn on the mound for Post 140 in final home game of the season. (Gaylen Blosser photo)
Bryce Blumenstock pitches for Greenville ACME in teams last game of 2022. Blumenstock will be pitching for Post 140 18U in weekend Springfield tournament. (Gaylen Blosser photo)
Carson Good works the mound for Greenville ACME in Wednesday night game with Post 140 at Sater Heights Park. (Gaylen Blosser photo)
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Gaylen Blosser is a sports enthusiast and has covered high school sports for nearly 20 years in Southwest Ohio. Gaylen has been a media sportswriter while most recently serving as Sports Editor for the local newspaper and will now serve as editor of Darke County Now while continuing to cover athletics. Gaylen is an accomplished photographer who has captured thousands of athletes in action over the years and is the recipient of the OHSAA Friends of Athletes Award and OHSAA Respect the Game State Award. Contact Darke County Now Editor Gaylen Blosser at gblosser@darkecountynow.com or 937-459-9547.

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