Baseball Briefs: Legion Wooden Bat Tournament Results & More


The First State Bank American Legion Seniors Baseball team competed in the Elkhorn Wooden Bat Tournament over the weekend, and finished competition, 3-1.  The Seniors are now 20-9 on the season.

The Blair Junior Legion Baseball team plays in the B-2 District Tournament in Springfield today versus Waverly today.

In the B3 Area Tournament in Bennington, the host, Bennington is the lone unbeaten and plays at 8:00 tonight versus Omaha Roncalli at 8pm.  Mount Michael will play Arlington in an elimination game at 5:30.

In the B5 Area Tournament in Wahoo, in an elimination game, Wayne defeated Wahoo, 7-5.

In the C2 Area Tournament in Pender, Logan View eliminated North Bend, 11-4.  Logan View will play tomorrow at 5:00, versus the winner of tonight’s Tekamah-Herman/Pender matchup.  Tonight’s game is at 7:30.

Dodge County Baseball League

In Dodge County Baseball League Action, yesterday, Wahoo beat Leigh/Schuyler, 7-4; Arlington shutout Pender, 9-0 and Scribner defeated North Bend, 9-3.

Tonight, Arlington will host West Point at 7:30pm.

Omaha Storm Chasers

Billy Burns‘ home run wasn’t enough to prevent another tight loss for Omaha in Memphis, as they fell 4-3 in the series finale on Sunday afternoon at AutoZone Park.

The Storm Chasers (40-48) will be off for the next 3 days during the Triple-A All-Star break. They will resume the season by opening a 4-game homestand at Werner Park against Memphis on Thursday at 7:05.

Lincoln Saltdogs

Kyle Kinman tossed six strong innings and the bottom part of the order produced seven hits to carry the Lincoln Saltdogs to a 6-3 rubber match win over the St. Paul Saints on Sunday night.

The Saltdogs (27-21) won their first road series since June 11-14 at Texas – breaking a streak of three-straight road series losses.

The Saltdogs take on the Kansas City T-Bones at Haymarket Park next. First pitch against the South Division foes is at 6:45 PM, tonight.

MLB on Walnut Radio

BOS- 7, KCR- 4; @ MIN- 7:10 tonight on KBLR – Real Country 97.3

CHC- 6, CIN-6; @ SF- tonight at 9:10 on Boomer 1490/104.1