LETHBRIDGE, Alberta, Canada — Tucker Smith nearly pitched a complete game shutout in the Billings Royals' 3-0 American Legion baseball win over the Lethbridge Elks on Tuesday.

Smith allowed three hits, issued three walks, hit a batter and struck out four on 75 pitches in 6 1/3 innings.

The game was scoreless until the fifth inning, when the Royals scored twice. They added their final run in the sixth.

Billings' Brenden Concepcion went 1 for 3 with a walk, Eli McCoy went 1 for 2 with a walk and a run scored and Hayden Yarbrough was 1 for 3 with an RBI. 

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