Sheridan County Eliminated, Allinace One Win From Legion State Tourney

Baseball in glove laying on pitcher’s mound of ball field. Old used sports equipment for team sport.

The championship games are set for the Class B and C Area 7 American Legion senior baseball tournaments.

Ogallala and Gering each pounded out 8 hits in an elimination game at the B7 tourney in Alliance, but errors plagued Gering in a season ending 7-6 loss.

With the win Ogallala advances to play Alliance in tonight’s championship game at 5:00 pm. A win by Alliance and they advance to this weekend’s state tournament in Crete. Ogallala would need to win twice to clinch the state berth.

Valentine sent Sheridan County packing at the C7 tournament in Bridgeport with a 12-4 win in 5 innings,

Sheridan County scored two runs in the top of the 1st inning, but Valentine would bring across the next seven. Two more Regulator runs in the top of the 3rd were sandwiched by another streak of five runs in the 3rd and 4th innings for Valentine before both teams played a scoreless 5th.

Valentine will have to beat top seeded Imperial twice to make the state tournament in Palmer.

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