Saints advance to Region VI Super Regional tournament in Wichita PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 06 May 2014 10:37

By EARL WATT

• Leader & Times

Seward County advanced to the Super Regional round of the Region VI Tournament, but they had to do it the hard way.

Seward faced two-time defending Region VI champion Neosho County in the first round, on the road, and had to win the third and deciding game Sunday afternoon.

Seward dominated the win-or-go-home game with a 14-2 run-rule victory to advance to Friday’s championship round.

In other first-round best-of-three series, No. 15 Johnson County (42-11) defeated  Cloud County (18-31), 14-4 (7), 13-3 (7);

Kansas City   (34-19) defeated Colby (28-22), won 5-3, lost 12-2 (8), and won 8-2;

Coffeyville (35-17) defeated  Barton (32-23), 8-2, 11-1 (7);

Garden City (34-21) defeated Independence (23-28), 10-8, 9-5;

Cowley (34-15) defeated  Dodge City (31-25), 8-7 (10), 10-2;

Butler (34-21) defeated  Fort Scott (31-25), 12-1 (7), 7-6’

Seward County (29-26) defeated RV Neosho County (39-17), won 9-8 (10), lost 5-4, won 14-2 (7); and,

No. 18 Hutchinson (40-15) defeated  Allen (13-35), 3-0, 4-1.

The Super Regional begins Friday for the final eight teams.

The pairings are:

No. 15 Johnson County (37-17) vs  Kansas City (36-20), 10 a.m.;

Coffeyville (36-21) vs  Garden City (36-15), 1 p.m.;

Cowley (36-21) vs Butler (42-15), 4 p.m.; and,

Seward County (31-27) vs  No. 18 Hutchinson (42-15), 7 p.m.

 
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