LETHBRIDGE, Alberta – Making the most of its opportunities, the Billings Royals scored three unearned runs in the sixth inning for a 3-1 victory over the Lethbridge Elks on Thursday night in the semifinal of the Class AA American Legion State Tournament.
Three in a row, five of the last six and seven of the last nine.
BOZEMAN -- The Billings Royals will head into the state tournament on a high note after a doubleheader sweep of Bozeman on Saturday.
MISSOULA -- The Billings Royals scored three runs in the first inning and three more in the second on the way to a 14-2 romp over Missoula in American Legion baseball on Monday.
Tanner Leenknecht launched three home runs and had five RBIs in a 12-3 Billings Royals win over Medicine Hat on Saturday at Dehler Park.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Tanner Leenknecht ripped a two-run homer in the sixth inning and the Billings Royals withstood a rally by Bloomington Gold (Minn.) for a 10-7 American Legion baseball victory Sunday at the Gopher Classic.
BOZEMAN -- Matt Dillon went 4 for 4 and scored three runs Saturday and the Billings Royals beat Bozeman 6-4 at the Bucks’ American Legion baseball tournament.
Give Beau Thomas the chance to swing the bat and he can deliver. He’s proven it so far this season, albeit in a limited number of plate appearances.
Kevin Angland fired a five-inning no-hitter and the Billings Royals blanked Summit, Colo., 16-0 at the Goldsmith Gallery Jewelers/Make-A-Wish Foundation American Legion baseball tournament Sunday at Dehler Park.
MISSOULA – Anthony Hilliard limited the Billings Royals to five hits in leading the Missoula Mavericks to a 5-0 victory Sunday in the championship game of the Mavericks Memorial Tournament.
Three American Legion baseball players from Billings -- Matt Dillon, Michael Merchant and Elijah Sommerville -- have signed letters of intent to join the program at Montana State Billings in the fall.
HELENA -- The Billings Royals swept a conference doubleheader from Helena on Tuesday. Billings beat the Senators 11-5 in the opener and 6-3 in the nightcap.
Collin Maier made eight starts as a freshman at Division III Puget Sound in Tacoma, Wash., this past spring, going 4-4 with a 3.93 ERA in 52 2/3 innings.
It’s round two for the two-time defending State AA American Legion baseball champion Billings Royals and Billings Scarlets.
What a way to end a game.
The Billings Royals walked the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning. Matt Dillon emptied the bases with a walk-off grand slam over the left-field fence to help the Royals to a 7-6 win over the Billings Scarlets. Gordy Sveinson hit two home runs for the Scarlets.
Orange and black reign.
The Midland Roundtable will hold its annual Athlete of the Year banquet Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Billings Hotel and Convention Center. Here are this year’s boys and girls finalists:
Tickets are available for the Midland Roundtable Athlete of the Year banquet Wednesday, May 21, at 7 p.m. at the Billings Hotel and Convention Center.
LAUREL – Matt Dillon and Konner Wiechman homered and Joe Zimmer doubled twice as the Billings Royals defeated the Laurel Dodgers 20-4 in Legion baseball Wednesday night.