The Mid Nebraska League American Legion Seniors baseball tournament began with opening round games on Sunday. In the west division, Imperial/Chase County defeated Holdrege 3-2 to advance. In the east division, Grand Island shutout Shelton-Gibbon 8-0 and Kearney defeated St. Paul 11-3.
Broken Bow will begin tournament play tonight. The Bow seniors are the #3 seed in the west division and will play at #2 seed Gothenburg. Game time is scheduled for 6:30. The two teams met twice in the regular season with each team winning on their home field. Bow won the first meeting 14-6 and Gothenburg won the most recent meeting between the two 8-7. The winner will advance to the west division championship game on Wednesday night against the winner of tonight’s game between Imperial and top seed Ogallala. Tonight’s Broken Bow / Gothenburg game will be broadcast on KBBN 95.3 FM and on the web at kbbn.com.
In the east division, games tonight will feature top seed Palmer-Wolbach-Greeley hosting Grand Island at 7 pm and #2 seed Central City will host Kearney at 7 pm.
The west division champion will host the east division champion for the league title on Friday July 31st.