Opening round games of the American Legion Mid Nebraska League Juniors baseball tournament were played Thursday.
In the West division, Holdrege defeated Gothenburg 10-7. Holdrege advances to play top seed Imperial on Saturday. Game time is scheduled for 3:30 mountain time. The Broken Bow juniors will begin tournament play on Saturday as they host Ogallala at Paul Brown Field. Game time is scheduled for 3 pm central. The game will be broadcast on KBBN 95.3 FM and on kbbn.com. Video of Saturday’s game will be live streamed on the sandhillsexpress.com facebook page.
In the East division, Central City defeated St. Paul 4-1. Central City advances to play Palmer Wolbach Greeley Saturday evening. Shelton-Gibbon defeated Grand Island Tom Dinsdales 9-3 to advance. Shelton-Gibbon advances to play the east division’s top seed Kearney.
Saturday’s winners will play each other Sunday for the division championship. The divisional winners will then meet on July 22 for the league title.