Goffstown rallies to beat Post 79 in Legion tourney

Goffstown Post 16 scored three runs in the top of the eighth and added the game-winning run in the ninth to take a 5-4 win over Manchester Post 79 on Sunday in the American Legion senior tournament at Holman Stadium.

Jake Glauser, Ryan Beal and Ryan Smith each drove in a run for Goffstown, which won despite making eight errors. Jake Louis got the win for Post 16, pitching two innings of perfect relief, while starter Tanner Putnam gave up two earned runs on eight hits and a walk in seven innings.

Travis Sylvia took the loss for Post 79, giving up the game-winning run on two hits in the ninth. JR Poissant started the game and went eight innings, allowing three earned runs on five hits and three walks.

Nick Beeson and Jerry Robinson both went 2 for 5 with a run scored for Manchester and Mitchel Fortin scored two runs.

The game had been scheduled for Saturday night, but steady rain pushed the game to 11 a.m. on Sunday.