Jefferson City Seniors defeat Fulton

Teammates for the Jefferson City Post 5 Seniors congratulate Jeremy Geist as he comes across home plate for his second home run of the game during a semifinal matchup against Fulton.

Teammates for the Jefferson City Post 5 Seniors congratulate Jeremy Geist as he comes across home plate for his second home run of the game during a semifinal matchup against Fulton. Photo by Deborah Cote.

NEW BLOOMFIELD -- One team scored 10 runs and their coach wasn’t pleased. The other team scored 18, and their coach wasn’t pleased.

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It was just one of those weird nights Thursday in the Senior Legion District Tournament, where Jefferson City Post 5 stopped Fulton Post 210 by an 18-10 margin in a winner’s bracket contest.

“We scored 18 in five innings and we just stopped,” Post 5 coach Billy Cannon said. “We’ve got to learn how to close, how to finish the game.”

It was a similar sentiment in the other dugout.

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