BILLINGS — The Great Falls Chargers and the Billings Scarlets split an American Legion doubleheader Tuesday, with the Scarlets winning 5-3 and the Chargers 18-2.
Kolby Kimmet and Ben Egan each had two hits to lead the Scarlets in their victory. Egan drove in two runs, and Michael Horrell picked up the victory by giving up one earned run, three overall, in five innings of work. Ethan Clark threw two hitless innings for the save. Braden Hirst was 2-for-3 with two RBIs for the Chargers.
Great Falls had 20 hits overall in its 16-run victory, and scored 12 times in the top of the sixth. Cal Cromwell and Josh Lowery each had three hits, while Travis Stauter and Hirst drove in four runs each. Lowery didn't allow a run in 5 1/3 innings. For the Scarlets, Brooks Rohrer, Caden Dowler and Andy Larsen each had two hits.