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Ottawa Legion plays in Emporia

By The Herald Staff | 6/5/2013

The Ottawa American Legion AA baseball team plays in its second straight weekend tournament starting Friday in Emporia.

Ottawa is coming off a runner-up finish in the Ottawa Wood Bat Jim Allen Memorial Tournament in Ottawa.

The Ottawa American Legion AA baseball team plays in its second straight weekend tournament starting Friday in Emporia.

Ottawa is coming off a runner-up finish in the Ottawa Wood Bat Jim Allen Memorial Tournament in Ottawa.

Iola bested Ottawa, 9-1, in Sunday’s championship game.

There has been a change to the original schedule to the Sam Ellis Showcase Classic at Soden’s Grove.

Ottawa opens the tournament 12:45 p.m. Friday versus the Lawrence Cactus.

Ottawa plays two games Saturday.

Ottawa faces the Wichita Aces at 12:30 p.m. and Emporia at 8 p.m.

Sunday’s games are bracketed contests.

There will be four games starting at 9 a.m. with the fifth-place team facing the sixth-place team from the round-robin portion.

The top seed takes on the fourth seed at 11:45 p.m. in one semifinal. The other semifinal pits the No. 2 seed vs. No. 3 seed at 2:30 p.m.

The semifinal winners advance to the 5:15 p.m. championship game.

The tournament field includes Emporia, Ottawa, Lawrence, Wichita, McPherson and Andover.

Ottawa Legion Schedule

June 11    at Iola

June 13    FORT SCOTT

June 18    WELLSVILLE

June 19    at Baldwin

June 22    WICHITA (AT OU)

June 25    GARNETT

June 26    LOUISBURG

June 29    OSAWATOMIE (OU)

July 2    at Burlington

July 5-7    Salina Tourney

July 10    CHANUTE

July 13-14    KABA (Osawatomie)

July 17    at Emporia (ESU)

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