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Local Sports Roundup 7/16/11
AMERICAN LEGION

The Galesburg American Legion Baseball team plays in the championship of the 15th District tournament after winning a pair of games Friday. Colton Crain was the winning pitcher as Post 285 got a 6-1 victory against Farmington. But game two proved to be more difficult. Post 285 was down 5-2 after six innings, but three runs scored in the 7th inning and two more in the 8th, including a Nate Olin home run, along with a one-run 9th thanks to a Seth Morling single gave Post 285 the 8-7 victory over Quincy. Jesse Hines was the winning pitcher in that one

Post 285 is now 33-11, and will play versus Canton.

CAL RIPKEN STATE BASEBALL (At Voyles Field)

9-year old state tournament Friday:

Geneseo 12, Homewood 11
Homewood 5, Galesburg 4

Saturday:

Geneseo vs. Homewood in championship game
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10-year old state tournament Friday:

Galesburg Silver 13, Geneseo 12 (7 innings)
Galesburg Gold 12, Geneseo 10

Saturday:

Galesburg Silver vs. Galesburg Gold in championship game
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11-year old state tournament Friday:

Homewood 7, Wabash Valley American 2
Mattoon 21, Effingham 3
Galesburg 3, Charleston 1
Effingham 13, Geneseo 4
Galseburg 21, Wabash Valley 2

Saturday:

Homewood vs. Mattoon
Galesburg vs. Effingham
The losers of those two games will play after that.

ASA SOFTBALL STATE TOURNAMENT (At Lake Storey and Carl Sandburg College)

Terminators 7, BNGSA Venom 3
Galesburg 8, Central Illinois Lightning 3
Milan Aces 12, Galesburg II 2
Quad City Shockers 2, Quincy Diamonds 1
Bi-County Thunder 7, Red Storm 2
The Phoenix 5, Galesburg Thunder 1
Chillicothe Blue Devils 8, Terminators 4
Milan 7, Galesburg 18U 4
Quad City Shockers 7, Bi-County Thunder 4
Phoenix 6, Central Illinois Lightning 5
Quincy Diamonds 8, Red Storm 3
Central Illinois Lightning 17, Galesburg II 1

Games continue Saturday starting at 9am.
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