The bracket and matchups have been released for the Class B American Legion juniors baseball state tournament. Broken Bow, 24-0 this season and champions of the B6 area tournament, will open against Beatrice, champions of the B1 area tournament. The two will meet in the final game of the opening round on Saturday at 6 p.m. The state tournament is double elimination with the winner of Saturday night’s game advancing to the winner’s bracket to face the winner of Arlington vs Waverly at 6 pm on Sunday while the losers will face one another in an elimination game at 9 am on Sunday morning.
The Arlington / Waverly matchup will be a rematch of the B2 area tournament championship. Waverly defeated Arlington for the B2 area tournament title but since Waverly had an automatic bid as the host team Arlington receives a spot in the tournament to fill out the eight team field.
The other opening round matchups will feature Pierce (B5 champions) vs Central City (B4 champions) and Chadron (B7 champions) vs Blair (B3 champions)
All Broken Bow games from the state tournament in Waverly will be broadcast on KBBN 95.3 / kbbn.com / free KBBN Thunderbird app