Alton Post 126 Sr. Legion Headed To State Tournament.

ALTON - After going 2-2 over the weekend in the 5th Division Tournament, the Alton Post 126 Sr. Legion baseball team (20-12) will get to continue their season.

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On Friday, Alton kicked off the 5th Division Tournament with a 6-0 loss against Aviston Express. They won against Harrisburg Post 167 and Murphysboro Post 127 by scores of 4-1 and 5-1, respectiviely. The conlcuded the tournament with another loss to Aviston, this time by a score of 9-2.

It was still enough to secure the runner-up position in the tournament, which in turn meant they qualified for state.

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This week, starting on Wednesday, July 27, the Legionnaires will be competing in the state tournament.

Alton's first game will be at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday in Aviston. They will be taking on Moline in their first game.

A full schedule of the tournament can be found below.

2022 Illinois State Legion Baseball Tournament Schedule

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