Jr Legion State Tournament Begins TodayBELLEVILLE - The Jr American Legion State Baseball Tournament get's underway today from Whitey Herzog Field in Belleville.
The day begins with Orient taking on Danville Gold at 11, Breese Gray then takes on Quincy at 1:30 followed by Belleville and Farmington at 4pm.
The final first round game featuring Salem and Urbana will be tomorrow morning at 9:30. With a win, Salem would play the winner of Breese and Quincy Saturday night at 7:30. A loss tomorrow would put Salem in the elimination bracket at 2:30 on Saturday against the Breese/Quincy loser.
It's the first ever trip to Jr Legion State for Post 128 who are riding high after winning the very tough 5th Division Tournament in Bethalto this past weekend.
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