Photo by Caleb Motsinger
Metro East Bears pitcher Ray Bailey started out on the mound recently for the senior Legion team at Lloyd Hopkins Field.
Senior Legion baseball
The Metro East Bears look to make a comeback tonight after losing to O'Fallon West 4-2 Sunday in the semi-finals of the Washington, Mo., tournament.
The Bears went 4 and 1 in the tourney and have a 9-4 record going into tonight's game against Smithton in Edwardsville at 7:30 p.m.
Junior Legion baseball
The Jerseyville Wood Bat tournament wrapped up Sunday night with Twin City (of Roxana and Wood River) winning the championship game, 6-0, over Belleville.
Twin City now stands at 11-and-2. Their next game is scheduled for Wednesday at Belleville.
Alton’s junior legion bowed to Roxana 7-0, having another tough loss in the third-place game 4-2 to Quincy.
Alton, 12-and-8, will play again tomorrow at Bethalto.
Fifth-place game (consolation game): Jersey defeated Manchester, Mo., 7-3.