North Platte to host Legion baseball Area 7 district tournament

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - The North Platte First National Seniors will host the Class A Area 7 post season tournament.

North Platte First National Seniors will be hosting the Area 7 post season tournament at Bill Wood Field from July 19-23 (Credit: Patrick Johnstone)

The tournament will be played July 19 to July 23, and five teams will be competing; Hastings Five Point Banks, Kearney Runza, Scottsbluff Westco Zephyrs, Lexington Pinnacle Bank, and North Platte First National Bank.

The first game of the tournament will be Friday, July 19 at 5 p.m., and will feature Scottsbluff against Kearney. The game will be followed by Lexington and North Platte at 8 p.m. There will be two games at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday.

The tournament will be double elimination, and three teams will advance to the State Seniors Tournament, since Kearney has an automatic bid for hosting the event.