Millard South Avenges Area Tournament Losses To Advance To Central Plains Regional, Creighton Prep To Also Compete In Regional

CREIGHTON – Both the champion and runner-up of the Class A Nebraska Senior American Legion baseball regional advanced to the next round of competition.

For the third time in the past few weeks, both Millard South Post 374 and Creighton Prep (Omaha) Post 1 met on the ball field.

Previously, Creighton Prep won 8-0 and 14-0 in the A-1 Area Tournament on July 17 and July 19 hosted by Creighton Prep.

After both teams went 5-0 in their respective divisional tournaments (Millard South winning the American Division and Creighton Prep winning the National Division), it was onto the championship playoff held this past Saturday at Creighton Prep High School.

Final favored Millard South over Creighton Prep, 4-3 to secure the automatic spot in the Central Plains Regional slated for this week as the Nebraska champion. The runner-up, Creighton Prep will also compete in the regional hosted by Rapid City, South Dakota.

The Region 6 Central Plains Tournament will begin on Wednesday, August 3 from Fitzgerald Stadium in Rapid City, South Dakota.

Millard South Post 374 (NE champion) will open with Moville Post 303 (IA champion) at 9:30 a.m. followed by Omaha Post 1 (NE runner-up) vs. Mankato Post 11 (MN runner-up) at noon. The other half of the bracket will feature West Fargo Post 308 (ND champion) vs. Sioux Falls Post 15 (SD champion) at 3:30 p.m. and St. Michael Post 567 (MN champion) vs. the host Rapid City (SD) at 6:15 p.m.

The Region 6 Central Plains Tournament finals will be on Sunday, August 7 at 11 a.m.

The American Legion World Series will be August 11 – 16 from Keeter Stadium in Shelby, North Carolina.

 

Bracket: https://americanlegion.sportngin.com/page/show/7162231-region-6-central-plains

Visit legion.org/baseball for more information.

Share:
Comments