McPherson’s Senior American Legion baseball team makes its final tuneup tonight at Newton before heading to Great Bend on Saturday for zone action.
Post 24 and Newton clash in a 7 p.m. single game. McPherson is 13-7 on the year and coming off a second-place finish in the Hutchinson Wood Bat Tournament with a 4-1 record.
McPherson and Newton split a twinbill earlier this season at Grant Complex. Post 24 is 7-4 in Central Kansas League play.
McPherson then heads to Great Bend for a 1 p.m. zone game on Saturday against Hays. Post 24 is the No. 3 seed and Hays is No. 2. Great Bend is the top seed and takes on Hutchinson in Saturday’s 11 a.m. game.
The first- and second-place teams advance on to state July 26-30 in Ottawa.