Chadron Eliminated From Legion Area Tournament

     The Chadron FNBO Nationals were eliminated from the American Legion Class B Area 7 Senior Tournament in Alliance Saturday, falling to top seeded Gering 7-3.

The Nats had lost their opening game 8-0 to Ogallala on Friday. 

     Chadron scored its first run of the tournament in the 2nd inning, but Gering answered with 3 in the bottom of the inning to take the lead for good.

     The Nationals cut it to 3-2 the next inning, but Gering scored single runs the next 4 innings to push the margin to 7-2 before Chadron got one last run in the 7th. 

Both teams struggled defensively. The Nationals committed 4 errors and Gering had 3 miscues.

      Gering now moves to the winner’s bracket semifinal at 5:30 against Alliance, who shut out Ogallala 4-0. 

Sidney, who lost to Alliance on Friday and didn’t play yesterday, takes on Ogallala loser in an elimination game at 2:00.

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