Senior Legion District Tournament Set To Start Today….Salem Jr Legion Plays At BreeseSR LEGION - The pairings have been set for the Senior American Legion District 23 West Tournament beginning today at Sprehe Fields in Centralia. 4th seed and host Nelms Post 446 takes on No. 5 Ruff-Marcham Post 404 of Carlyle while 3rd seed of Poelker Post 321 New Baden meets Mt Vernon Post 141. Both games are at 10 am. At 1, 2nd seed Aviston Express takes on 7th seed Bluford Post 1193. At 3, top seed Trenton Gators will meet the winner of Carlyle and Centralia. 4 more games are scheduled for tomorrow.
Yesterday, Aviston swept Bluford 13-2 and 17-0 to claim the 2nd seed.
JR LEGION - In junior legion action, Mt Vernon defeated Centralia 3-1 and 10-5 in District 23 games. Mt Vernon takes on Carlyle today in a double header to try and figure out who the 3rd seed will be in next week's District Tournament with Breese Gray taking the top spot followed by Salem Post 128. The two teams will play a double header today in Breese in preparation for the tournament.
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