Post 43 Juniors Remain Undefeated, Advance To Tuesday’s B5 Area Final; C1 Area Results: Wakefield Wins Back-To-Back Elimination Games

WAYNE – Post 43 Juniors from Wayne picked up two more wins over the weekend securing a spot in the Class B Area 5 Championship game.

From Hank Overin field in Wayne, top seeded Wayne eliminated #3 Pierce, 6-2 on Saturday before also winning 5-1 against Albion in Sunday’s semifinal.

Wayne Post 43 is now 23-0 on the season and will await the winner of either Albion or West Point who face off at 7 p.m. tonight and for the second time in the B5 Area Tournament. Albion defeated West Point 4-3 on Saturday.

During the Saturday victory over Pierce, Gavin Redden singled twice and scored twice; Devin Anderson singled, drove in two runs and scored while Wyatt Heikes doubled and scored.

Kaleb Moormeier singled and drove in a run; Kaden Keller and Jase Dean both singled; Aiden Liston accounted for a RBI as Will Leseberg and Calvin Ankeny both scored.

Redden (60) picked up the victory in four and two-thirds allowing two hits while striking out four batters and walking one. Liston (30) worked an inning allowing two earned runs off one hit while striking out and walking one batter each. Heikes (20) closed out the final inning and a third allowing one hit while striking out one batter and walking two.
Game Two:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E

0 0 0 0 2 0 0  2 4 3 – Pierce

2 0 0 1 0 3 X 6 7 1 – Post 43 Juniors


In the Sunday win against Albion, Keller singled, doubled and scored; Liston singled, drove in two runs and scored while Moormeier singled twice and drove in a run.

Redden singled and scored; Devin Anderson singled and scored twice as Ryan Karsky and Dean both accounted for a RBI.

Heikes (100) picked up the complete game victory in seven innings allowing an earned run off seven hits while striking out eight batters and walking one.

Game Three:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E

0 0 0 0 0 0 1  1 7 2 – Albion

3 0 0 2 0 0 X 5 7 1 – Post 43 Juniors


The B5 Area Final is slated for 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 12 and will be carried on Big Red Country ‘KTCH’ 104.9 and with pregame show coverage set for 5:10 p.m.


Scores from Eaton Field in Wakefield during the Class C Area 1 Tournament: (Monday morning legion bracket is incorrect stating that Hartington defeated Wakefield on Sunday, the correct bracket will hopefully be updated soon as Wakefield won yesterday).

Saturday: #2 Wakefield eliminated #6 Atkinson, 7-6 in eight innings; #5 Crofton defeated #3 Hartington, 12-11 and #1 Creighton-Plainview eliminated #4 Ponca, 6-1.

Sunday: Wakefield eliminated Hartington, 12-6 while Creighton-Plainview defeated Crofton, 14-1.

Monday’s elimination game: #2 Wakefield vs. #5 Crofton at 7 p.m. in a rematch from Friday’s game where Crofton won 1-0.

#1 Creighton-Plainview will await the winner for a Tuesday C1 Area Championship game at 5 p.m.