Andover Central's Single A Legion baseball team defeated the Salina Eagles 5-0 in the second round of the state tournament Thursday. With the win, the Jaguars advance to play Doniphan County, which defeated Paola 9-0.
If the Jaguars win, they advance to the final round and would have to be defeated twice by the consolation winner before claiming the championship. If Central loses, it would have to win three straight games in the double-elimination tournament.
Round 2 results:
McPherson 11, Dodge City 1, Dodge City eliminated
Manhattan 14, Leavenworth 6, Leavenworth eliminated
Andover Central 5, Salina Eagles 0
Doniphan County 9, Paola 0
Game 9—Manhattan vs. Salina Eagles, 10 a.m.
Game 10—McPherson vs. Paola, 12:30 p.m.
Game 11—Andover Central vs. Doniphan County, 6 p.m.
Game 12—Winner game 9 vs. winner game 10, 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 26
Game 13—Loser game 11 vs. winner game 12, Noon
Game 14—Winner game 11 vs. winner game 13, 2:30 p.m.
Sunday, July 27
Game 15—Winner game 14 vs. loser game 14 (if necessary), 12:30 p.m.