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

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

July 14th, 2011 in News

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.