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By Mike Motz
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Seniors Travel for Wood Bat Tourney

 

Mike Motz

Legion Senior Jackson Witt at the plate during recent action. He pitched eight solid innings to defeat Valentine during the weekend's Wood-Bat Tournament at Chadron.

Sidney's American Legion Post 17 Senior baseball team traveled over the weekend to participate in the Chadron Wood-Bat Tournament, splitting Saturday's games with a loss then a win in dramatic fashion then dropping Sunday's game when they were unable to overcome an early deficit.

Sidney opened the tournament by facing the Platte Valley Companies Gering 18U team, and faced Gering ace Jack Franklin.

A Grant Campbell double in the first inning gave the Seniors some hope, but Franklin shrugged off the hit and struck out the next two batter to put down Sidney in the first. Tommy Ellwanger took...



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