By Don Ogle 

Waverly stuns defending champs to take American Legion Class B Junior title


Don Ogle / Sun-Telegraph Editor

Waverly hoists the state champion plaque in celebration after winning the state Junior title over Hickman.

Baseball fans watching the Americal Legion Class B Junior State Tournament at Legion Field were given a surprise Thursday when the tournament came to an end.

Hickman came into the state tournament as two-time defending champions, and as the tournament progressed, went through the bracket and into the championship game without a loss.

Hickman powered its way to the final using hot bats and solid defense to mow down challengers. Talk around Legion Field, and expectations from many, considered Thursday afternoon's final a formality in Hickman's quest for a third straight title.

But someone for...

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