The American Legion B7 and C7 Area Senior Tournaments, both with 5 teams, begin today. The B7 tournament is in Ogallala with C7 in Gordon. Both championship games are Tuesday.
The B7 tournament starts at 4:00 with #4 Gering taking on #5 Sidney, followed at 7:00 by the Chadron FNBO Nationals facing the Alliance Spartans in 3-2 battle.
The Gering-Sidney winner advances to play top-seeded Ogallala Saturday night at 7:00 while the loser will face the Chadron-Alliance loser Saturday at 4:00 in an elimination game..
The Chadron-Alliance winner jumps ahead to Sunday at 5:00 to meet the winner of the Ogallala game. Sunday’s other game at 2:00 has the Sat elimination winner going against the loser of the Ogallala game
The C7 tournament in Gordon follows the same schedule. The first game to be played is confusingly Game 2 in the bracket with #2 Hershland – the mixed Hershey and Sutherland team – taking on #3 Valentine at 4:00.
Bracket Game 1 is the nightcap at 7:00 with the 4th seeded host team, Sheridan County Security First, matched against #5 Bridgeport.
That winner plays #1 Imperial Saturday at 7:00 after the two first day losers meet in an elimination game at 4:00.
The Hershland-Valentine winner is off until Sunday at 7:00 against the winner of the Imperial game while the Imperial loser has the elimination winner at 4.