Winning in grand fashion: Geist’s slam helps Post 5 take opener


Jeremy Geist (wearing helmet) of the Jefferson City American Legion Post 5 Senior team is greeted by his teammates after hitting a grand slam home run in the second inning of Wednesday night’s district tournament game against Camdenton at the American Legion Post 5Sports Complex.

Jeremy Geist (wearing helmet) of the Jefferson City American Legion Post 5 Senior team is greeted by his teammates after hitting a grand slam home run in the second inning of Wednesday night’s district tournament game against Camdenton at the American Legion Post 5Sports Complex. Photo by Stephen Brooks.

A home run can change a game, but a grand slam can blow it wide open. That’s what happened Wednesday night for the Jefferson City American Legion Post 5 Seniors.

Jeremy Geist came up with the bases loaded in the top of the second with the Seniors leading 4-2. He rang up four more runs with a blast over the left-field wall to help the Seniors to a 13-2 win in seven innings over Camdenton in the first game of the Senior Legion District Tournament at the American Legion Post 5 Sports Complex.

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