Legion baseball: Hanson, Larson lead Marquette Blues to 8-5 win over Channing

MARQUETTE – Ryan Hanson and McKinley Larson combined for five hits and four RBIs to spark the Marquette American Legion Blues to an 8-5 non-league baseball victory over visiting Channing on Wednesday evening.

Hanson rapped out three singles, while Larson smacked a double and a triple to power the Blues. Teammate and winning pitcher Colin O’Neal also plated two runs.

O’Neal, who got relief help from Hanson and Trevor Bratonia, went 3 1/3 innings. He allowed three runs on four hits and a walk while striking out four.

The Blues scored twice in the first inning and four in the third to lead 6-0.