Wayne High To Host First Mid State Conference Opponent Of Season

WAYNE – After winning all three home games this past weekend, the Wayne High softball team will return to their home diamond tonight.

From the Wayne Softball Complex, the Blue Devils will play their fifth consecutive home contest of the young season. This will also mark the first Mid State Conference opponent of the year.

WHS (3-1) recently defeated HWY 91 (10-0), Arlington (9-5) and Twin River (11-3) on Saturday who were all Class C opponents.

Wayne High will next host their second Class B opponent tonight when 2-2 O’Neill comes to town.

Junior Varsity competition will start at 5 p.m. with the varsity game to follow around 6:30 p.m.

The Eagles are 2-2 and recently lost two of three games in the York Invite this past Saturday. O’Neill defeated Fairbury (8-3) but suffered losses to York (4-3) and Grand Island Central Catholic (6-2).

Both teams split games last year with O’Neill winning 4-3 in O’Neill on August 24 while Wayne High defeated the Eagles 13-3 in the Mid State Conference tournament on October 2.

Wayne High will also host Bishop Neumann next Tuesday, August 30.