Lincoln Lutheran Uses Early Scoring, Wayne Juniors Held Scoreless Over Final Four Innings

WAHOO – Day two of the 2018 Class B Area 5 Junior American Legion baseball tournament saw one elimination game and a pair of winner’s bracket contests Saturday.

From Sam Crawford Field in Wahoo, the middle game featured #1 Wayne vs. #4 Lincoln Lutheran. Post 43 earned a bye while Lincoln Lutheran defeated #5 O’Neill, 15-7 Friday.

Lincoln Lutheran started with a run in the first before Wayne tied the game scoring a run in the home half of the second inning. Lincoln Lutheran then took a 3-1 third inning before neither team scored a run in the final four innings to see Lincoln Lutheran win 4-2 and improve to 11-11 on the season while Wayne falls to 15-4.

Wayne vs. Lincoln Lutheran:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E

1 0 3 0 0 0 0 4 7 2  – Lincoln Lutheran Post 3

0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 8 2 – Wayne Post 43

No offensive stats were posted.

Pitching wise, Wayne Post 43s Trevor DeBoer suffered the loss in three innings allowing four runs. Josh Lutt took over for two and a third innings as Drew Buck worked the final two-thirds.

For Lincoln Lutheran, Ashton Polk picked up the complete game win in seven innings.

#1 Wayne Post 43 will look to fight off an elimination game Sunday afternoon against the host team, #6 Wahoo. Join Brady Bristol on 98.9 FM/AM 1590 The City and online at waynedailynews.com. Pregame coverage is set for around 11:45 a.m. with first pitch from Sam Crawford Field in Wahoo, at Noon.

 

Other Saturday B5 Junior scores:

Elimination game: #6 Wahoo defeated #7 Lincoln Christian, 11-1

Winner’s bracket: #3 Columbus Lakeview defeated #2 Valparaiso, 10-4

 

Sunday Schedule:

Elimination game: 0-1 #5 O’Neill earned a bye and will face 1-1 #2 Valparaiso at 3 p.m.

Elimination game: 1-1 #6 Post 82 Wahoo vs. 1-1 #1 Wayne at Noon

Winner’s bracket: 2-0 #4 Lincoln Lutheran vs. 2-0 #6 Columbus Lakeview at 6 p.m.

 

Class B3 in Bennington: Saturday score.

#3 Mount Michael defeated #2 West Point, 7-0. West Point will now fight off elimination against #4 Omaha Roncalli at 4 p.m.

 

Class C1 Area in Pierce: Saturday scores.

#1 Pierce eliminated #5 Battle Creek, 15-1

#6 Neligh-Oakdale eliminated #4 Crofton, 19-1

#3 Creighton won over #2 Hartington, 16-14

Sunday Schedule:

Elimination game: #1 Pierce vs. #2 Hartington at 4 p.m.

Winner’s bracket: #3 Creighton vs. #6 Neligh-Oakdale at 7 p.m.

 

Class C2 Area in Pender: Saturday scores.

#2 Logan View eliminated #6 Wisner-Pilger/Dodge-Howells, 13-11

#3 North Bend defeated #1 Pender, 4-3

#4 Tekamah-Herman defeated #5 Ponca, 13-5

Sunday schedule: due to teams already playing each other, the bracket was flipped

Elimination game: 1-1 #3 North Bend vs. 1-1 #2 Logan View at 5 p.m. (winner will advance to Tuesday’s championship game at 5 p.m.

Elimination game: 1-1 #1 Pender vs. 1-1 #5 Ponca at 7 p.m. (winner will get 2-0 #4 Tekamah-Herman on Monday at 7:30 p.m.

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