The Broken Bow American Legion seniors baseball team fell to Hickman Saturday during round one of the Class B State American Legion seniors baseball tournament in Crete. Hickman jumped out quickly scoring 5 runs in their first at bat and then added another run in the 2nd inning. Broken Bow would fight back in the fifth inning as they sent 8 men to the plate and scored 4 runs to make the score 6-4. Hickman quickly responded though scoring 4 runs in their half of the fifth to reclaim a six run lead and then added an insurance run in the sixth to make the final Hickman 11, Broken Bow 4.
Sawyer Bumgarner helped lead the offense going 2 for 4 with an RBI. Blake Denson was 1 for 3 with 1 run scored and 1 RBI. Max Denson was 1 for 4 with an RBI and Carter Johnson was 1 for 1 with a run scored.
With the loss, Broken Bow drops to the elimination bracket. Broken Bow will play Crete at 2:30 Sunday afternoon. Omaha Roncalli defeated Crete in round one Saturday 10-3. The game will be broadcast on KBBN 95.3 FM and on kbbn.com.
Other results from Saturday
Central City def. Columbus Lakeview 6-0
Alliance def. Arlington 3-2
Columbus Lakeview vs Arlington 12 p.m. (elimination game)
Broken Bow vs Crete 2:30 (elimination game)
Alliance vs Central City 5 p.m. (winner’s bracket)
Hickman vs Roncalli 7:30 (winner’s bracket)