Jr. Legion hosting 12-team tourney starting Friday

By Steve Sell
June 08, 2016

McPherson’s Junior American Legion baseball team will be hosting a 12-team tournament beginning Friday at Grant Complex.

There will be three pools of four teams. McPherson is in a pool that includes Great Bend, the Wichita Aviators and Topeka Scrappers.

The other pools:

• Kansas Senators, Buhler, Newton, Hays Monarchs

• BC Cubs, Hutchinson, Dodge City, SEK Drillers.

Games begin at 2 p.m. on Friday at Grant Complex with both baseball fields being used. Saturday’s play starts at 10 a.m., the same time Sunday’s play gets under way.

McPherson’s first game is at 6 p.m. Friday against Great Bend. It then plays at 6 p.m. Saturday against the Topeka Scrappers, then turns around and plays the next game at 8 p.m. against the Wichita Aviators.

The tournament goes to bracket play on Sunday, with the championship game set for 4 p.m.