Wayne Blue Didgets Advance, Whites Suffer Loss

ARLINGTON – The finals are set for Didget Tri-County League Tournament action following a pair of semifinal matches Wednesday.

Played in Arlington: #8 Wayne Blue defeated the #5 West Point Patriots, 7-1 while #6 Howells/Dodge won over #2 Wayne White, 7-2.

Jaxson Kneifl went four-for-four at the plate with a pair of doubles and a triple as Jace Jorgensen homered and drove in three runs for the Blues. Carter Weise , Mason Karsky and Dylan Jensen all went two-for-three at the plate.

Kneifl, Jorgensen and Jensen combined for the pitching win striking out 13 batters while allowing one run off of two hits.

Both the championship game and consolation contests will be played on Friday, July 13 in Arlington at 6:30 p.m. #8 Wayne Blue will face #6 Howells/Dodge for the Didget Championship while #2 Wayne White will battle #5 West Point Patriots for third.

In 2018 Bronco Tri-County League Tourney play from North Bend, #2 Oakland/Craig Sluggers will face #6 Pender at 6 p.m. followed by #1 Wayne White vs. #8 Wayne Blue at 7:45 p.m.

Bronco Finals will be held on Saturday, July 14 back in North Bend. Consolation contest will be played at 6 p.m. with the first place game to follow at 7:45 p.m.