Update: Adams/Sterling defeated Davenport-Edgar in two games Wednesday night, 10-9 and 7-0, to clinch the Area 5 title and stop Davenport-Edgar’s bid for state finals. Davenport-Edgar, winning the Area 5 runner-up position, went 3-2 in the double-elimination tourney at Wymore.
The Hebron Seniors team ended its bid for the American Legion state baseball contest after falling to Adams/Sterling in a final inning upset, 6-7. Davenport-Edgar faces Adams/Sterling in the championship game this evening at 5 p.m. Adams/Sterling will need to defeat Davenport-Edgar twice to take the title.
The Hebron Seniors fell to Davenport-Edgar, 7-2, in game 14 of the C-5 Area 5 tournament. Davenport-Edgar moves into the championship bout scheduled for Wednesday evening, July 27, at 5 p.m. Hebron will face Adams/Sterling at 7 p.m. tonight, Tuesday, July 26. The winner advances to face Davenport-Edgar. Should Hebron advance into the championship game, they must defeat Davenport-Edgar twice for the title. Davenport-Edgar, who is undefeated, need only win one game for the title. The champion advances to the state tournament.
The Hebron Seniors continue to advance in the C-5 Area 5 tourney after defeating Geneva, 5-4, in game 9 of the series. The victory pits them against Davenport-Edgar Monday night at 7:30 p.m. Davenport-Edgar defeated Wymore 15-0, then Daykin-Meridian 10-0 prior to the match up against Hebron.
The Hebron Senior Legion Baseball Team earned a win in the first round of the C-5 Area 5 tournament Thursday afternoon. In the first game of the tourney, Hebron upset Lawrence-Nelson 5-3 in seven innings. The victory sends them to game nine of the series on Saturday, July 23 at 5 p.m., against Geneva. Geneva defeated Adams/Sterling 6-4 in game two of the series.
Davenport-Edgar faces Wymore Friday night, July 22, at 5 p.m.
The American Legion Senior Baseball Team heads into the C-5 Area 5 tournament tomorrow at Wymore; winners advance to the state tournament in Creighton, July 30-Aug 3.
No. 7 Hebron (6-12) faces No. 2 Lawrence-Nelson (12-4) at 2:30 p.m., July 21, in game two of the series.
Game one includes No. 8 Wymore (2-11) against No. 9 Tecumseh (2-15) at 7:30 p.m., that same day. Game three featuring No. 3 Adams (11-4) against No. 6 Geneva (8-8) at 5 p.m., rounds out the opening games.
On July 22, No. 4 Sutton (13-10) faces No. 5 Daykin (8-6) at 8 p.m., in game four of the series.
No. 1 Davenport/Edgar (8-2) rounds out the bracket and will play the winner of the Wymore/Tecumseh match up that day, at 5 p.m.
The Area 5 tournament runs through Wednesday, July 27. To follow the bracket, log on to www.nelegionbaseball.net and click on tournaments in the left side banner.