2023 Wyoming American Legion Baseball A State Tournament Scoreboard
The 2023 Wyoming American Legion Baseball Class A State Tournament is in Sheridan on July 26-30.
This is an eight-team, modified, double-elimination bracket. The Cody Cubs are the three-time defending Class A State Champions. The Cubs have won seven of the last nine state titles.
Mylocalradio.com is video streaming all the games from Sheridan. Click below for the link to their main page. Other radio stations will be live-streaming audio during the tournament, as well. Look for links next to the games.
Here’s the full schedule for the 2023 Single-A State Tournament. All games will be at Thorne-Rider Park in Sheridan.
Wednesday, July 26:
Final Score = Game 1: (W2) Cody Cubs 10 (E3) Torrington Tigers 3 - The Schroeder brothers combined to hit for the cycle. Thomasson went 4 inns. for the win on the mound. Carlson also homered for Cody. Shields had 3 hits in the loss for the Tigers.
Final Score = Game 2: (E1) Douglas Cats 10 (W4) Green River Knights 9 - Cats win on a walk-off error in the bottom of the 7th. Boyson had 3 hits & 2 RBIs to pace Douglas.
Final Score = Game 3: (E2) Casper Drillers 2 (W3) Lovell Mustangs 1 - 2 runs in the 5th gave the Drillers the comeback win. Galles had 1 hit & 1 RBI for Casper. Files had 1 hit & 1 RBI for Lovell.
Final Score = Game 4: (W1) Powell Pioneers 7 (E4) Sheridan Jets 1 - the Pioneers jumped out to a 4-0 lead after 2 inns and never trailed. Queen had 1 hit & 3 RBIs. Johnson contributed 3 hits and Schwahn added 2 hits & drove in 1. Destefano had 1 hit & 1 RBI for Sheridan.
Thursday, July 27:
Final Score = Game 5: Torrington Tigers 11 Green River Knights 8 (8 inns.) - the Tigers rallied from an 8-4 deficit. They tied it in the 6th with 4 runs and then won it with 3 in the top of the 8th. Torrington used a single, an error, & a sacrifice fly to take the lead. GR got 2 guys on in the 8th but a flyout ended the game. Firminhac had 2 hits & 4 RBIs for Torrington. Lail had 2 hits & 2 RBIs for the Knights. (Green River eliminated)
Final Score = Game 6: Lovell Mustangs 14 Sheridan Jets 7 - the Mustangs broke a 5-5 tie with 6 runs in the 4th. Rodriguez & Wright had 3 hits & 3 RBIs apiece. (Sheridan eliminated)
Final Score = Game 7: Cody Cubs 17 Douglas Cats 5 - Cats took a lead in the bottom of the 3rd, 4-2, but Cody scored 1 in the 4th, and 2 in the 5th to take the lead for good. Cubs scored 12 runs in the last two innings to ensure the win.
Final Score = Game 8: Powell Pioneers 9 Casper Drillers 2 - the Pioneers jumped out 3-0 and never trailed. Casper pulled within 3-2, but that's as close as they got. Powell scored the final 6 runs of the game. Stenerson had 2 doubles & 2 RBIs. Johnson added 2 hits (3B) & 2 RBIs. Parks had 1 hit & 2 RBIs for Casper.
Friday, July 28:
Final Score = Game 9: Douglas Cats 15 Lovell Mustangs 3 - the Cats led 5-0 thru 2 innings and never looked back. Spence had 2 hits, including 1 HR and 6 RBIs. Johnson & Kejr both had 2 hits & 2 RBIs. (Lovell eliminated)
Final Score = Game 10: Torrington Tigers 1 Casper Drillers 0 - Long had an RBI single in the 7th for the Tigers. Hibben tossed a 1-hit shutout with 5 Ks and 3 walks. (Casper eliminated)
Final Score = Game 11: Cody Cubs 17 Powell Pioneers 0 - the Cubs scored 3 in the 1st, 6 in the second, and capped it with 7 in the 5th. Jarrett had 3 hits & 2 RBIs and J. Schroeder added 2 hits & 3 RBIs. Cody also took advantage of 11 walks. The Cubs clinched a spot in the championship game on Sunday.
Saturday, July 29:
Pairings for these two games will not match previous opponents against each other.
Final Score = Game 12: Powell Pioneers 13 Douglas Cats 12 - in a wild back-and-forth game, Powell pulls it out with 3 runs in the top of the 7th. The Pioneers jumped out 9-0. Douglas responded with 12 runs in the 3rd. Powell scored on a groundout, a bases-loaded walk, and a sacrifice fly. Schwahn and Queen had 2 hits & 2 RBIs apiece. Spence had 2 hits & 4 RBIs for Douglas. (Douglas eliminated)
Final Score = Game 13: Cody Cubs 4 Torrington Tigers 1 - the Cubs took an early 1-0 lead. The Tigers tied it in the 5th. Cody scored 1 in the 6th and 2 in the 7th for the final margin. Thomasson had 3 hits, while T. Schroeder, Carlson, and Bailey had 1 RBI each for the Cubs.
(Note: If 3 teams remain with one loss after Game 13, the winner of Game 11 will automatically be drawn into Game 14)
Sunday, July 30:
Final Score = Game 14: State Championship Game #1: Powell Pioneers 7 Cody Cubs 6 - a bases-loaded hit-by-pitch in the bottom of the 10th inning won it for Powell. The game had 4 lead changes. The Pioneers took a lead on a Stenerson HR, but the Cubs tied it in the 7th on a Carlson RBI single. Stenerson had 2 hits & 4 RBIs. Thomasson & Reinker drove in 2 runs each for Coby.
Final Score = Game 15 (If necessary): State Championship Game #2:
Powell Pioneers 16 Cody Cubs 14 - a 9-run bottom of the 5th put Powell in front for good after they trailed 8-6. Brock Johnson hit the go-ahead 3-run HR. He had 3 hits & 4 RBIs. Trey Stenerson had 3 hits & 2 RBIs. All 9 runs the Pioneers scored in the 5th came with 2 outs. The Cubs rallied with 6 runs over the final 2 innings but fell short of a 4-peat. Phillips had 4 hits (HR) & 3 RBIs for Cody.
A State Tournament MVP = Brock Johnson, Powell Pioneers
A State Tournament Sportsmanship Trophy = Torrington Tigers
The stage is set to see who advances to this year’s Northwest Class A Regional Tournament (NWCART) in Havre, MT, on Aug. 4-8, 2023. Wyoming’s state champion will be the lone representative at the tournament.