The Broken Bow American Legion juniors baseball team was powered by their offense again Sunday during the Class B Area 6 tournament in Gothenburg. The top seeded Bow juniors advanced to the tournament championship in impressive fashion knocking off Holdrege in the winner’s bracket final 19-6.
Broken Bow has now scored an amazing 53 runs combined in their three games played so far at the area tournament. Bow took control of the game with a 10 run third inning to open up a 13-1 lead after three innings. Holdrege came back with 5 runs in the bottom of the fourth but Broken Bow would quickly get those runs back scoring 6 runs in the fifth to close the game out in five innings.
Among the many offensive stars for Broken Bow Sunday, Zach Loy was 3 for 3 with a double and 3 runs scored. Austin Harvey was 2 for 3 with a double, 3 runs scored, and 1 RBI. Eli Coble was 3 for 4 with 3 runs scored and 3 RBI. Kaden McKean also had a multi hit game finishing 2 for 4 with 2 RBI. Caden Holm was the winning pitcher going 3 1/3 innings. Holm gave up just one hit but walked 6 while striking out 7. Carter Johnson would close out the game pitching 1 2/3 innings of solid relief.
The Bow juniors are now 23-0 on the season and will get Monday off before playing for the tournament championship on Tuesday needing just one more win to advance to the Class B junior legion state tournament.
Tuesday’s game is scheduled for 4 p.m. and will be broadcast on KBBN 95.3 FM and on kbbn.com