Albion hosting American Legion Class C State Tournament

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The community of Albion, local American Legion Post #162, and Albion Cornerstone Bank will host the 2018 Nebraska American Legion Class C Seniors State Baseball Tournament July 28-Aug. 1 at Leon Nelson Memorial Field (Albion Sports Complex).
The field of eight teams will begin vieing for the 2018 Class C American Legion Seniors state championship Saturday with four first-round games. Four more contests will be held Sunday in double-elimination format winner’s and loser’s bracket games. Play will continue through Wednesday, when the tournament championship will be decided in one or two games, beginning at 5 p.m.
As host of the event, the Albion Cornerstone Legion Baseball Seniors receive an automatic berth in the tourney field and will play their first game Saturday at 8 p.m. against the American Legion Area 4 winner.
Other first-round contests Saturday will match the Area 1 champion vs. the Area 7 winner at 11 a.m., Area 3 champ vs. the Area 6 winner at 2 p.m., and the Area 2 winner vs. Area 5 champion at 5 p.m. (Area champions were decided Tuesday night in games around the state after the Albion News deadline)

Further details in Print & Online editions of Albion News