PARAGOULD, Ark. -- The Sikeston Senior American Legion Post 114 dropped a road game to Paragould (Ark.) 7-4 on Thursday night.
Ross Merideth threw five innings for Sikeston and was the losing pitcher. Josh Miller threw four innings of relief.
Sikeston scored three runs in the top of the first inning only to see Paragould respond with four runs.
Post 114 could never catch them after that.
Joey Bickings led the way with three hits including a double.
Lance Rhodes collected two hits with a home run and a double.
Matt Smith, Tyler Stahl, Jordan Kimball and Richard Landers each had one hit.
Post 114 had its final regular season game with Festus canceled.
A doubleheader was supposed to have been played on Saturday but Festus had scheduling conflicts and pulled out.
The district tournament will start on Wednesday in Jackson.