McPherson’s Senior American Legion baseball team has learned of its pool play opponents for this weekend’s Hooper Showcase Summer Tournament, named in honor of the late Bob Hooper, a longtime McPherson baseball supporter.
Post 24 is in Pool B along with the Kansas Green Cannons, Kansas Indians and Concordia. All games in the 16-team event will be played on the two fields at Grant Complex.
McPherson plays the Kansas Indians in Friday’s 8 p.m. game. On Saturday, McPherson takes on Concordia at 3 p.m., then the Kansas Cannons at 7 p.m.
The tournament will be bracketed for Sunday off results of the first two days. It will be single-elimination.
Here are the other pools:
A — Kansas Black Cannons, Great Bend, El Dorado and Arkansas City
C — BC Cubs, Junction City, Hutchinson and Buhler
D — Newton, Salina Falcons, Midwest Expos and Emporia
• Note — Games on Friday will be at 2, 4, 6 and 8 p.m. Saturday’s games are scheduled for 9 a.m, 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m., and 7 p.m.. Sunday’s bracket play starts at 10 a.m., with play continuing until the championship game at 6 p.m.