Wheeling Post 1 opened their run in the West Virginia American Legion state tournament with a 7-6 win over Fairmont Post 17.
Pitcher Momo Felt went 8 1/3 innings with seven strikeouts before Mario Peroni came on to get the final two outs to secure the win.
Nick Naumann had a pair of doubles and two RBI , while Jameson Murray also knocked in two runs with a double of his own in the third.
Wheeling will play again Thursday at 7 p.m. at Hawley Field in Morgantown.
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