Jr. Nationals, Regulators Earn 3rd Seeds At Area Tourneys


Photo Courtesy/Tim Buskirk

The brackets have been released for this weekend’s Junior Legion Area Tournaments.

The Chadron FNBO Junior Nationals are the 3rd seed in the B7 area tourney and will face off against #2 Gering at 4:00 pm on Friday afternoon.

4th seeded and host team Sidney plays #5 Ogallala at 7:00 pm on Friday with the winner advancing to play top seeded Alliance.

The Chadron/Gering winner will head straight to the semifinal and will wait for the other side of the bracket to play out.

The championship game is set for Tuesday.

The Sheridan County Regulators earned the 3rd seed in the C7 area tournament in Imperial and will begin action with Bridgeport at 4:00 pm.

#2 Hershland (Hershey-Sutherland) starts the day against Cambridge-Arapahoe at 1:00 pm.  The nightcap is #1 Imperial and #6 Mitchell at 7:00 pm.

A win would send the Regulators into a game against the Hershland/Cambridge winner on Saturday while a loss has them against the Imperial/Mitchell winner.

The championship will be on Tuesday evening.

This year’s Class B state tournament is in Wahoo and the Class C tournament is in Creighton.