Schedule set for Class B Seniors state tournament

The area champions for the seven Class B tournaments have been decided and the field is set for the Nebraska American Legion Class B Seniors state tournament that begins Saturday at Hank Overin Field in Wayne.

Wayne will be the host team for the eight-team, double-elimination tournament and opens play Saturday with a 4 p.m. game against Lincoln Lutheran, the Area 4 champion. They will be on the half of the bracket that includes Area 2 champion Springfield and Area 5 champion Wahoo, who knocked Wayne out of the area tournament on Monday.

The tournament runs through Wednesday, Aug. 1, with the championship game set for either 5 or 7:30 p.m.

The schedule is as follows (area winner in parenthesis):

Saturday, July 28
Game 1 —
Hickman (1) vs. Alliance (7), 10 a.m.
Game 2 — Bennington (3) vs. McCook (6), 1 p.m.
Game 4 — Wayne (Host) vs. Lincoln Lutheran (4), 4 p.m.
Game 3 — Springfield (2) vs. Wahoo (5), 7 p.m.

Sunday, July 29
Game 5 —
Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2, 10 a.m.
Game 6 — Loser Game 3 vs. Loser Game 4, 1 p.m.
Game 7 — Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2, 4 p.m.
Game 8 — Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4, 7 p.m.

Monday, July 30
Game 9 —
Loser Game 7 vs. Winner Game 6, 1 p.m.
Game 10 — Loser Game 8 vs. Winner Game 5, 4 p.m.
Game 11 — Winner Game 7 vs. Winner Game 8, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, July 31
Game 12 —
Loser Game 11 vs. Winner Game 9, 4 p.m.
Game 13 — Winner Game 11 vs. Winner Game 10, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 1
Game 14 —
Championship Game, 5 p.m.
Game 15 — If Necessary, 7:30 p.m.
(NOTE: Game 12 and Game 13 matchups will not match previous opponents unless necessary. If three teams remain after Game 13, the winner of Game 11 advances to Game 15.)

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