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Janesville Legion opener postponed

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Gazette Staff
July 28, 2011
— Janesville’s American Legion baseball team will have to wait one more day to open up the AAA State Tournament.

Wednesday’s night’s opening game of the double-elimination tournament against Beloit was postponed due to severe weather. The two teams are scheduled to play at 9 a.m. today at Pohlman Field.


Andy Kersten is scheduled to pitch for Janesville against Beloit’s Aaron Roth.


If Janesville wins this morning, it will play at 8 p.m. today against Chippewa Falls. A loss sends Janesville into a loser’s bracket game against Plover (33-6) at 2:30 p.m.


In games played Wednesday, La Crosse defeated Green Bay, 8-0; Chippewa Falls beat Plover, 7-6; Appleton rallied to defeat De Pere, 5-3.


AAA American Legion State Tournament At Beloit (Pohlman Field)

RESULTS WEDNESDAY


La Crosse 8, Green Bay Blue Jays 0


Chippewa Falls 7, Plover 6


Appleton 5, De Pere 3


Janesville vs. Beloit, postponed


GAMES TODAY


9 a.m.—Janesville (22-14) vs. Beloit (25-9)


11:45 a.m.—Green Bay Blue Jays (14-14) vs. De Pere (25-11)


2:30 p.m.—Plover (33-6) vs Janesville/Beloit loser


5:15 p.m.—La Crosse (27-16) vs. Appleton (21-9)


8 p.m.—Chippewa Falls (21-14) vs. Janesville/Beloit winner


GAMES FRIDAY


1 p.m.—Winner Game 6 vs. Loser Game 7


4 p.m.—Winner Game 5 vs. Loser Game 8


7 p.m.—Winner Game 7 vs. Winner Game 8



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