Aaron Nickel pitched a no-hitter into the top of the fifth, and then hit a three-run double in the bottom of the inning as the Sixers baseball team beat La Crosse Post No. 52 7-2 in an American Legion game Friday night.
The game was part of the Don Friday Invitational Tournament. Marshfield beat Sheboygan 6-3 in the other game.
The Sixers play today at 3:30 p.m. against Marshfield and 7:30 p.m. against Sheboygan.
Sixers 7, La Crosse Post No. 52 2
Pitchers: L, Seth Gail (5IP, L, 6K, 4BB), Ryan Bartley (IP). S, Aaron Nickel (6IP, W, 3K, 3BB), Austin Reed (IP).
Leading hitters: S, Andrew Klismith 2B; Nickel 2B, 3RBI; Michael Froehlich HR.