Alliance moves into championship round of Class B State Legion Tournament
Spartans earn day four win 7-1 over Crete on Tuesday.
CRETE, Neb. (KNEP) - The Alliance Senior Legion baseball team rebounds from their first loss at the state tournament with a huge win on Tuesday. Spartans moving into the championship round thanks to their 7-1 win over the host team Crete in an elimination game.
The two teams would go scoreless through 3 innings, but Alliance would turn up the offense the the middle innings. Spartans pushing across two runs in the 4th inning, three runs in the 5th inning and 2 more runs in the sixth inning to take a lead they would never look back on.
Brantz Halouska (3 for 3, 2 Runs) and Mario Garza (2 for 4, 1 RBI) pacing the Alliance offense in the win.
While Vic Hinojosa strong on the mound for the Spartans going a little over 5 innings giving up just one run and striking out four. Kellen Muhr would pitch the final innings to end the game.
Alliance will now play Hickman in the state championship round tomorrow afternoon. Hickman undefeated in the tournament and will have to win just one more time to earn the state title. Alliance will have to win twice over Hickman to claim the state championship.
American Legion Class B Senior State Tournament
First Round Games (Saturday @ Crete)
Central City 6 Columbus Lakeview 0
Alliance 3 Arlington 2
Hickman 11 Broken Bow 4
Omaha Roncalli 10 Crete 3
Day Two Games (Sunday August 1 @ Crete)
Alliance 8 Central City 2
Hickman 7 Omaha Roncalli 3
Columbus Lakeview def Arlington (Note: Arlington Eliminated)
Crete def Broken Bow (Note: Broken Bow Eliminated)
Day Three Games (Monday August 2 @ Crete)
Hickman 6 Alliance 3
Columbus Lakeview def Roncalli (Note: Roncalli Eliminated)
Crete def Central City (Note: Central City Eliminated)
Day Four Games (Tuesday August 3 @ Crete)
Alliance 7 Crete 1 (Note: Crete Eliminated)
Hickman 12 Columbus Lakeview 6 (Note: Columbus Lakeview Eliminated)
Championship Round (Wednesday August 4 @ Crete)
Alliance vs Hickman (Game One: 3PM MST)
Alliance vs Hickman (Game Two/If Necessary)
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