The 2022 Wyoming Legion Baseball Class ‘AA’ State Tournament is in Sheridan from July 25-29.

It’s an eight-team, modified, double-elimination bracket. The Cheyenne Sixers are the two-time defending ‘AA’ State Champions.

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Here’s a look at the match-ups for the ‘AA’ State Tournament.

Monday, July 25:

Final Score: Game 1: (1) Cheyenne Sixers 6 (8) Evanston Outlaws 0 - Sixers scored 1 in the 4th and pulled away with 5 runs in the 5th. Romero had 2 doubles & 2 RBIs. Rodriguez with 4.2 IP and allowed 0 runs on 2 hits with 5 Ks.

Final Score: Game 2: (6) Jackson Giants 9 (3) Laramie Rangers 8 (10 inns.) - Kostial had the GW RBI single in the top of the 10th. Jackson worked out of a 1 out, bases-loaded jam to win it.

Final Score: Game 3: (2) Gillette Riders 10 (7) Rock Springs Stallions 0 - Riders scored 3 in the 3rd, 4 runs in the 4th, and 3 in the 5th to end it early. Seth Petersen's 3-run 3B finished it off. C. Schilling had 2 hits & 4 RBIs for the Riders.

Final Score: Game 4: (4) Sheridan Troopers 6 (5) Casper Oilers 2 - Tied at 1-1 after the 1st. Sheridan scored 1 in the 3rd, 3 in the 4th, & 1 in the 5th. Nelson had 3 hits (2B) & 3 RBIs for the Troopers.

Tuesday, July 26:

Final Score: Game 5: Laramie Rangers 9 Rock Springs Stallions 3 - Rock Springs is eliminated - Up 4-3, Laramie pulled away and shutout RS over the last 6 innings. Chavez had 2 hits & 2 RBI. RS had 6 errors and was held to 4 hits.

Final Score: Game 6: Casper Oilers 6 Evanston Outlaws 2 - Evanston is eliminated - The Oilers scored 2 runs in the 1st & pulled away w/4 runs over the last 4 inns. Whitley & Locklin had 2 hits & 1 RBI. Sides allowed 2 runs on 5 hits with 14 Ks over 6.2 IP for Casper.

Final Score: Game 7: Gillette Riders 13 Jackson Giants 3 - Riders led 5-3 and explode for 8 runs in the 5th to end it early. Gillette advances to the winner's bracket semifinal tomorrow at 7 p.m. Kluck had 3 hits (2B) & 1 RBI, while Fink added 2 hits (2B) & 2 RBIs. Gillette took the lead with 2 hit batters with the bases loaded in the 4th inning, which broke a 3-3 tie.

Final Score: Game 8: Cheyenne Sixers 4 Sheridan Troopers 2 - Sheridan led 2-0 on a Kilpatrick 2-run double in the 4th. Cheyenne scored 4 in the top of the 7th on a bases-loaded walk, an error, and a short sac fly down the RF line. Tafoya & Costopoulos with 1 hit & 1 RBI each. Stowe had 3 hits for the Troopers in the loss. Killian threw 6 innings and allowed 0 runs on 2 hits for Sheridan in a no-decision.

Wednesday, July 27:

Final Score: Game 9: Sheridan Troopers 11 Laramie Rangers 5 - Laramie is eliminated - Sheridan got the lead with 2 runs in the 3rd. Leading 5-3, the Troopers scored 6 in the 7th to ice it. Stowe 3 hits (HR) & 4 RBIs. Dubberley added 2 hits & 3 RBIs.

Final Score: Game 10: Jackson Giants 3 Casper Oilers 2 (8 innings) - Casper is eliminated - The Giants scored the winning run with 2 outs in the top of the eighth inning on a throwing error off a bunt. The runner scored from 1st base. Casper took a 2-0 lead thru 3 innings of play. Jackson tied it with a pair of runs in the 4th on a solo HR and a ground out. L. Gralund & Huggins had RBIs for Jackson. Taggart had 2 hits (2B) & 1 RBI for Casper.

Final Score: Game 11: Cheyenne Sixers 7 Gillette Riders 6 - Cheyenne rallies in the 7th for the 2nd straight game. They scored 4 runs on 4 walks, a hit batter, & 2 singles. Reisdorfer was hit by a pitch that tied it at 6-6. A four-pitch walk to Bohlmann forced in the winning run. Gillette led 5-0 thru the 5th inning. Reisdorfer had 1 hit & 3 RBIs, while Bohlmann added 2 RBIs. C. Schilling had 2 hits (HR) & 3 RBIs. Fink threw 5.1 scoreless innings and allowed 2 runs on 4 hits with 8 Ks. He got a no-decision.

Thursday, July 28:

Pairings for these two games will not match previous opponents against each other unless absolutely necessary. Since Cheyenne and Sheridan have already played, Cheyenne will take on Jackson, while Sheridan faces Gillette.

Final Score: Game 12: Gillette Riders 5 Sheridan Troopers 3 - Sheridan is eliminated - It was 2-2 entering the bottom of the 6th. Gillette scored 3 runs on an error, an RBI double by Hecker, and a wild pitch. Holden got the win & held Sheridan to 3 runs on 6 hits with 4 Ks and 0 walks in a complete game. Kolata had a solo HR for Gillette. Stowe hit a solo HR for Sheridan.

Final Score: Game 13: Cheyenne Sixers 6 Jackson Giants 3 - Jackson is eliminated - Cheyenne clinches a spot in the NW Regional Tournament next week in Gillette. Jackson jumped out 3-0 on Fisher's 3-run HR. Cheyenne matched that with 3 in the 1st on two errors, a wild pitch, & a sacrifice fly. The Sixers took the lead on an RBI single by Costopoulos in the 4th inning. He added a 2-run HR to RF in the 6th. Bohlmann went the distance for Cheyenne and got the win. He allowed 3 runs on 5 hits with 11 Ks and 5 walks.

(Note: If 3 teams remain with one loss after Game 13, the winner of Game 11 is automatically drawn into Game 14)

Friday, July 29:

Final Score: Game 14: State Championship Game: Cheyenne Sixers 4 Gillette Riders 0 - Cheyenne wins its 3rd consecutive state title and 19th in 22 seasons. McAnelly tossed a 2-hit shutout. He walked 2 and struck out 19! The Sixers scored 1 run in the 2nd inning, added 2 in the 4th, and 1 more in the 5th. Lopez had a pair of RBI doubles. Anderson & Reisdorfer added RBI hits. Kolata and Fink had the only hits for Gillette.

This year’s winner advances to the Pacific Northwest Regional Tournament, which will be in Gillette, Aug. 3-7, 2022. The Riders automatically earn a spot in the tournament as the host team. If they win state, then the second-place team will go to the regional tournament. If not, the winner joins Gillette in the bracket.

Legion Baseball #8

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