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By Stephen McKay
Sports Writer 

Sidney juniors bounced from districts

Post #17 squad suffers losses to Alliance, Chadron in B7 event


Stephen McKay

Sidney Post #17 first baseman Byron Rowley prepares to catch a pickoff attempt during Saturday's game against Chadron.

GERING – The Sidney American Legion juniors had their season come to an abrupt end in Gering this weekend as they were eliminated from the District B7 Tournament after losses to Alliance and Chadron.

In the opener on Friday, Sidney allowed five first-inning runs and seven more in the fifth on its way to a 13-6 loss to the Spartans of Alliance. The loss sent Sidney to a date with top-seeded Chadron on Saturday where offensive struggles led to a 7-1 setback and elimination from districts.

Though Sidney entered tournament as the No. 4 seed, it fared well during the regular season against i...

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