Eight-team brack set for Jr. Legion tourney

The final four spots were filled for Friday’s Junior Legion state tournament at Henkel-Alley Field at the American Legion Fairgrounds.

Qualifying for the tournament are Rowan County, Kernersville, Leland and Newport.

Rowan County will be the No. 1 team from Area III. Newport is the No. 2 team in Area III.

Leland and Kernersville are representing Area II. Leland will be the No. 1 seed in Area II and Kernersville is the No. 2 seed in Area II.

The Carolina Glove Flames, the host team for the tournament, will play Leland at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Another regional team, South Caldwell, will face off with Newport at 4:30 p.m. Friday.

The opening game Friday will feature Rowan County against Cary at 10 a.m.
Johnston County, the No. 1 team from Area I, will face Kernersville at 1 p.m. on Friday.

Tickets for the tournament are $7 for a two-game session. The stands will be cleared after each session.

Those wishing to watch the entire tournament can purchase a tournament pass for $30, which will be available for all games.

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