The First State Bank American Legion Seniors Baseball team won the Class A State Senior Championship Series title, Saturday at Gretna. After dropping game two of the series, 7-4, First State won game two, 9-3. Head Coach Jeff Hayden:
Eli Herink was the winning pitcher:
Center Fielder Donnie Mueller hit his first home run of the season in the championship game:
Gretna ends the year as the state runner up with a record of 31-18. First State is 33-9 and advances to the Mid South Regional in Hastings at Duncan Field, beginning Wednesday at 4:30pm versus Sedalia, Missouri. The game will be broadcast on Mix 105.5, FM.
There will be a public sendoff for Fremont’s State Champions, Tuesday, at 10am at First State Bank and Trust Company’s main branch of 23rd street. The bus will depart at 10:30am on the south side of the bank.