The season is over for the Hastings Five Points Bank baseball team. Hastings dropped a 7-5 decision to Omaha Westside/KB Building Services last night in the American Division of the Class A State Tournament in Omaha. The game was tied 4-4 until Devin Stueck hit a two run single in the eighth inning to give Westside a 6-4 lead. Each team, added a run in the ninth. Mason Spilinek was the losing pitcher. He threw two innings of relief and gave up three runs and five hits. Spilinek walked one and struck out none. Broc Dreher and Jamison Cockrell had three hits apiece. Hastings ends the season 29-20. Omaha Westside is now 49-3. They'll play Millard West for the championship today. Millard West beat Papillion LaVista South 8-2 in the other elimination game.
In the National Division in Grand Island, Grand Island Home Federal beat Kearney Runza 5-4. Calvin Hehnke won it with a sacrifice fly in the seventh inning. Parker Upton faced nine batters in relief, giving up one hit and no runs to earn the win. Dakota Schriner took the loss. Grand Island will play Omaha Creighton Prep for the title today. Creighton Prep ousted Omaha Burke yesterday 14-3.
At the Class B State Tournament in Blair, Hickman beat Albion 13-2 and Crete got by Bennington 2-1.
At the Class C State Tournament in Hebron, Hebron beat Pender 6-5 and Sutton scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to knock off Shelton/Gibbon 4-3. Today, Sutton will play Hebron at 5:30pm with the winner to play Shelton/Gibbon for the championship at 8:00pm.
At the Class A Juniors State Tournament in Elkhorn, Omaha Skutt sent Millard South packing with a 3-1 win and Lincoln East edged Grand Island Five Points 9-8 in eight innings. Today, Lincoln East will play Omaha Skutt at 5:30pm. The winner will take on Grand Island Five Points for the championship at 8:00pm.
The Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 2-1 last night. The same two teams play at 7:10pm tonight. Pre-game show begins at 6:30pm on "The Breeze," KLIQ 94.5FM.