Legion Zone Tournament Brackets Announced for NEK League Teams

The regular season action is wrapping up this week for American Legion baseball and that means postseason play time is upon us. The Zone tournament brackets have been officially released for all the teams. Six of the eight Northeast Kansas League teams will be participate in the Zone tournaments, all in the class AA . The only two teams that will not play in a zone tournament will be Sabetha who is hosting this years state tournament at Somerset park, thus is automatically entered in the field of teams for state. Sabetha will play a few games before state starts on August 1st. Atchison will be the other team not participating in state in class AAA, due to missing the deadline to register their team.

Of the six teams from the Northeast Kansas League that will be participating in a zone tournament four teams will be in Zone 4 hosted by Silver Lake, while the other two will be in Zone 1 hosted by Baldwin. Seneca, Frankfort, Royal Valley and Holton will all be in the Zone 4 tournament along with host Silver Lake and Westmoreland. The games in that zone get under way on Sunday with Frankfort playing Royal Valley in the 4 vs. 5 matchup, respectively at 3:00pm, it will be followed by Westmoreland playing Holton in the 3 vs. 6 matchup, respectively at 5:15pm. Seneca will be the one seed and play the winner of the Frankfort vs. Royal Valley on Monday at 6:00pm. The host team Silver Lake will be the two seed and play the winner of the Westmoreland vs. Holton game on Monday night at 8:15pm. For the full Zone 4 tournament bracket (click here) .

In the Zone 1 tournament it will be Doniphan County and Hiawatha playing in that tournament from the Northeast Kansas League. The tournament bracket will get started on Tuesday with the 4 vs. 5 matchup, the host team Baldwin against Hiawatha at 6:00pm. Take place at the same time (6:00pm) will be the 2 vs. 3 matchup, as the KC Cyclones will play Doniphan County. The winner of the of the Baldwin vs. Hiawatha matchup will face off with the one seed Wellsville at 8:00pm, later that night, with the loser playing the loser of the 2 vs. 3 matchup of KC Cyclones and Doniphan County in the first elimination game of the bracket at 8:00pm. For the full Zone 1 tournament bracket (click here).

Full KNZA/KMZA broadcast of Zone tournaments will be posted later today.

For updated Northeast Kansas League standings (click here)

Zone Tournament brackets: 
Zone 1 Tournament at Baldwin --- click here
Zone 4 Tournament at Silver Lake --- click here

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