Wayne Juniors top seed for Area 5 tourney

The Wayne American Legion Post 43 Juniors claimed the top seed in the Class B, Area 5 tournament that starts Friday at Sam Crawford Field in Wahoo.

Wayne’s first game will be Saturday at 3 p.m., as they will face the winner of the O’Neill vs. Lincoln Lutheran game. The double-elimination tournament runs through Tuesday, July 10, with the winner advancing to the state tournament that will be played at Pawnee Park in Columbus July 14-18.

The bracket is as follows (seeds in parenthesis):

Friday’s Games
Game 1 —
(1) Wayne has a bye
Game 2 — (4) Lincoln Lutheran vs. (5) O’Neill, 12 p.m.
Game 4 — (2) Valparaiso vs. (7) Lincoln Christian, 3 p.m.
Game 3 — (3) Columbus Lakeview vs. (6) Wahoo, 6 p.m.

Saturday’s Games
Game 5 —
Loser Game 2 has a bye
Game 6 — Loser Game 3 vs. Loser Game 4, 12 p.m.
Game 7 — Wayne vs. Winner Game 2, 3 p.m.
Game 8 — Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4, 6 p.m.

Sunday’s Games
Game 9 —
Loser Game 7 vs. Winner Game 6, 12 p.m.
Game 10 — Loser Game 8 vs. Winner Game 5, 3 p.m.
Game 11 — Winner Game 7 vs. Winner Game 8, 6 p.m.

Monday’s Games
(NOTE: Winner of Game 11 will not play a previous opponent unless necessary. If three teams remain after Game 13, the winner of Game 11 goes to Game 15.)
Game 12 — Loser Game 11 vs. Winner Game 9, 4 p.m.
Game 13 — Winner Game 11 vs. Winner Game 10, 7 p.m.

Tuesday’s Games
Game 14 —
Championship Game, 5 p.m.
Game 15 — If needed, 30 minutes after Game 14 completion

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