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Albion Cornerstone Area 5 Champs, Qualify For State Tourney

legion-dist-champ-2-158.jpgAlbion’s Cornerstone Legion Baseball swept two games from the O’Neill Irish Tuesday night to win the American Legion Juniors Class B Area 5 Tournament at Aurora. Cornerstone, which won three straight games in the tournament’s playback bracket to reach the championship round, thumped O’Neill 8-3 and 14-4 to claim the district title and advance to the 2011 American Legion Juniors Class B State Tournament at Beatrice July 23-27. Albion Cornerstone will open state play Saturday at 11 a.m. vs. Gretna. The state tournament is an eight-team, double-elimination event.

More details on the Area 5 tournament are available in Print & Online editions of the Albion News this week.

Complete details of the Area 5 championship games and Cornerstone’s state tournament games will be available in Print & Online editions of the Albion News July 27.

Fans can follow tournament scores daily at www.baseballnebraska.com

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