SALINA — The host team is gone.
The Salina Hawks became the third team eliminated from the Class A American Legion State Baseball Tournament at Dean Evans Stadium this morning with an 8-4 loss to the Paola Panthers, who were the victim of McPherson in Wednesday’s second round.
The Hawks join Chanute and Andover as teams on the sideline.
Doniphan County and Atchison are playing an elimination game at 12:30. McPherson plays Arkansas City tonight at 6:00, with an elimination game to follow between Paola and the winner of Doniphan County and Atchison.