The 2022 Class ‘B’ American Legion Baseball State Championship Tournament is in Powell starting on Thursday and going through Monday.

These teams are either the second or third tier in programs around the state. The players are 17 years old and younger.

Eight teams are part of a double-elimination bracket. All games are seven innings in length. The tournament is being played at Powell’s Legion Baseball Field.

July 21, 2022

Final Score: Game 1: Gillette 11 Green River 1 - Rustlers scored 5 in the 3rd & 4th innings to pull away from a 1-1 game. Foss & Evenson had 2 hits & 3 RBIs apiece.

Final Score: Game 2: Casper Wildcatters 8 Lovell 2 - after a 1-0 lead, 4 runs in the 4th push the Wildcatters to the win. Hagar had 1 hit & 2 RBIs. Phillips added 2 hits & 1 RBI for Casper.

Final Score: Game 3: Sheridan 13 Rock Springs 2 - Sheridan scored 5 runs in the 1st and never trailed. Hamrick had 4 hits & 2 RBIs, while Taylor added 2 hits & 5 RBIs.

Final Score: Game 4: Cheyenne 15 Powell 5 - Cheyenne scored 7 runs in the 2nd and pulled away. Ruskanen & Kamarad both had 2 hits & 2 RBIs.

July 22, 2022

Final Score: Game 5: Lovell 8 Green River 5 - Green River is eliminated - Lovell scored 2 runs in each of the first two innings and added 4 in the 5th. GR rallied with 5 in the final frame but fell short. Krebs had 2 hits (2B) & 3 RBIs for Lovell.

Final Score: Game 6: Powell 6 Rock Springs 4 - Rock Springs is eliminated - Powell took an early 2-1 lead, stretched it to 5-1, and then held off Rock Springs. Graft had 2 hits (2B) & 2 RBIs for Powell.

Final Score: Game 7: Gillette 10 Casper 9 (9 inns.) - Rustlers win in the 2nd extra inning. Rustlers had an 8-2 lead, but the Wildcatters scored 6 in the bottom of the 7th to tie it. Each team scored 1 run in the 8th. The game-winning run scored on a bases-loaded walk in the 9th. Evenson had 3 hits & 2 RBIs for Gillette.

Final Score: Game 8: Sheridan 8 Cheyenne 5 - Sheridan took the lead with 2 in the 3rd and increased with 3 more in the 4th. Maslowski had 2 hits & 3 RBIs. Aras added 2 hits (2B) & 2 RBIs.

July 23, 2022

Final Score: Game 10: Casper 16 Powell 3 - Powell is eliminated

Final Score: Game 9: Cheyenne 5 Lovell 3 - Lovell is eliminated

Final Score: Game 12: Casper 8 Cheyenne 5 - Cheyenne is eliminated

Final Score: Game 11: Gillette 14 Sheridan 2 - Rustlers make the title game. Gillette scored 5 runs in the 2nd to begin to pull away. Kuhbacher & Osborne each had 2 hits & 3 RBIs.

July 24, 2022

Final Score: Game 13: Sheridan 6 Casper 1 - Casper is eliminated - Sheridan scored 2 runs in each of the first 3 innings and makes the title game. Araas had 2 hits & 2 RBIs.

Final Score: Game 14: Gillette 7 Sheridan 6 [CHAMPIONSHIP GAME] - The Rustlers win the title by rallying from a 5-1 deficit. They scored 2 runs in the 4th, 5th, & 6th innings. Evenson had the go-ahead RBI triple, while Kilian followed with a sacrifice fly. Kilian finished with 2 hits & 2 RBIs. Evenson added 2 hits (2B, 3B) & 1 RBI, while Black had 3 hits & 1 RBI.

July 25, 2022

Game 15: Not necessary

Wyoming Legion Baseball #6

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