POCATELLO — In the end, the Marsh Valley Eagles earned the final out of their winner-take-all championship game against the Pocatello Razorbacks on Friday the same way they won the Single-A state tournament overall — in the most anxiety-inducing way possible.

POCATELLO — A quick perusal of the box score of Malad’s 11-1 victory over the Buhl Tribe in the opening round of the Single-A American Legion state tournament Monday night at Halliwell Park would not reveal any eye-popping stat lines or gaudy numbers. Peyton Briggs led the team in hits and R…

POCATELLO — The Pocatello Razorbacks wasted no time establishing themselves at the Single-A American Legion state tournament Monday at Halliwell Park, putting up a 10-run second inning and blowing out Shelley, 18-7, in five innings.

POCATELLO — After it was determined there would be American Legion baseball this year, Payton Cleaves came back to the Pocatello Runnin’ Rebels after his freshman year at Treasure Valley Community College in Ontario, Oregon, where he was a pitcher-only.

POCATELLO — The good news for Pocatello Razorbacks starting pitcher Colton Sneddon? He notched a complete game on an efficient 88 pitches, gave up just three hits and struck out six, and held Marsh Valley scoreless in five of seven innings.

POCATELLO — A molasses-slow start by the Pocatello Rebels belied what would ultimately go on to be a very competitive, back-and-forth opening contest against the Malad Dragons in Legion baseball action Saturday afternoon at Halliwell Park in Pocatello.

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