State Legion Baseball Update|
Grand Island Home Federal is now 2-0 at the Class A State American Legion Baseball Tournament. Home Federal beat Millard South 9-8 yesterday. Cal Hehnke drove in the winning run with a bloop single to left field in the top of the ninth inning. Home Federal will play Omaha Creighton Prep in the winners bracket final tonight at 7:00pm at Millard West. In the other games today in the National Division, Millard South will play Pinnacle Bank at 1:00pm followed by Millard West against Omaha Burke at 4:00pm.
Kearney Runza is 1-1 in the American Division of the Class A State Tournament in Lincoln. Kearney lost to Lincoln Pius/Union Bank 5-4 in ten innings yesterday. Kearney will play South Sioux City in the elimination game at 4:00pm today. In the other elimination game, Omaha Westside will play the Judd Brothers at 1:00pm. In the winners bracket final, Papillion LaVista will battle Union Bank at 7:00pm.
At the Class B State Tournament in Gering, Aurora lost to Seward 4-0 yesterday. Aurora will play Elkhorn Mount Michael at 5:00pm today in the elimination game. In the other elimination game, Waverly will play Sidney at 2:00pm. Norris and Seward will meet in the winners bracket final at 8:00pm.
Sutton is 2-0 at the Class C State Tournament in O’Neill. Sutton beat O’Neill 16-0 on Saturday then came back and edged Malcolm 1-0 on Sunday. Sutton will play Pender at 8:00pm tonight. In the elimination games, St. Paul will play David City at 2:00pm followed by Malcolm against Hartington at 5:00pm.
At the Class A Juniors Tournament in North Platte yesterday, Grand Island Five Points beat Papillion LaVista South 8-7 and North Platte eliminated Kearney Post 52 with a 6-4 win. Today, Papillion LaVista South will play North Platte at 1:00pm followed by Millard South against Grand Island Five Points at 4:00pm and Omaha Westside against Sandhills Publishing at 7:00pm.