LEGION TOURNAMENT– The Broken Bow American Legion Juniors had no problem making contact with the baseball on Saturday, July 10 winning 20-2 over the Minden First Bank Juniors. Carter Johnson opened the scoring for Broken Bow with a two-run home run in the bottom of the first inning following a leadoff single by Eli Coble. The Juniors would end up scoring ten runs in the first inning breaking the game open early.
Minden would plate two runs in the top of the third inning thanks two a two-run home run from Rylan Holsten. Broken Bow’s Hagan Campbell would counter with a three-run home run in the bottom of the third scoring Austin Harvey and Zach Loy.
Nine different players for Broken Bow earned a hit with Coble, Johnson, and Max Denson all ending with a multi-hit game. Broken Bow scored 20 runs on 16 hits, stole five bases, and did not commit an error in the five inning game.
Austin Harvey earned the win for Broken Bow allowing two runs on three hits through three innings. Coble and Johnson also came into the game in relief to close out the contest.
Broken Bow will play the winner of McCook/Holdrege on Sunday, July 11 at 6 PM. Live coverage will be available on 95.3 FM, KBBN.com, and on the KBBN app.