Wayne Post 43 Listed As Top Seed, Hosting B5 Junior Area Tournament

WAYNE – Junior American Legion baseball teams will take over Hank Overin Field in Wayne beginning this weekend.

The Class B Area 5 Tournament is being hosted by #1 Wayne Post 43 who enter at 20-0.

Post 43 will play the night cap at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 8 against #6 Tekamah-Herman.

Other opening round Junior B5 Area Tournament games will feature #3 Pierce vs. #4 Albion at 2 p.m. followed by #2 West Point vs. #5 O’Neill at 4:30 p.m.

The Wayne/Tekamah-Herman loser will face the West Point/O’Neill loser at noon on Saturday, July 9; followed by the West Point/O’Neill vs. Pierce/Albion winners at 2:30 p.m. The winner of the Wayne/Tekamah-Herman Friday night game will play at 5 p.m. against the loser of the Pierce/Albion game.

Games on Sunday will feature an elimination game at 2:30 p.m. and winner’s bracket game at 5 p.m.; an elimination game on Monday at 7 p.m. with the B5 Area Junior Final at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 12 (if necessary to follow if undefeated team loses).

The Class B Junior State Tournament will be in Wahoo from Saturday, July 16 – Wednesday, July 20.