Marysville Falls Early In Legion AA State Tournament

The Hays Monarchs would take a first round win over Marysville in the State AA Legion Baseball Tournament all the way to the title. One strike away from first round elimination Wednesday, Hays rallied for a pair of seventh inning runs to tie the game, winning in eight 5-4. The loss pitted Marysville against Beloit in the second round, which Marysville lost 16-6, ending Post 163’s season at 24-9.

Hays went on with wins over Garnett and Iola, only to face Iola a second time for the championship. Iola had fought back through the losers bracket, and took Hays 14-10, forcing a second game for the title, which Hays won Sunday 8-4. The tournament was played at Cleo Feldhausen Field in Marysville.

THURSDAY
Doniphan County 5, Hoisington 0
Garnett 6, Beloit 1
Hays 5, Marysville 4 (8 innings)
Iola 6, Russell 5

FRIDAY
Beloit 16, Marysville 6
Hays 8, Garnett 3
Iola 7, Doniphan County 6
Russell 17, Hoisington 7

SATURDAY
Beloit 5, Doniphan County 4
Hays 7, Iola 4
Russell 10, Garnett 8
Russell 11, Beloit 3

CHAMPIONSHIP
Hays 8, Iola 4
Iola 8, Russell 3
Iola 14, Hays 10

Hays qualifies for regionals in Wahpeton, North Dakota next weekend.