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.