Wyoming Legion Baseball Class AA 2020 State Tournament Scoreboard
The Wyoming American Legion Baseball Class ‘AA’ 2020 State Tournament is in Rock Springs from Aug. 5 through Aug. 9.
It’s an eight-team, double-elimination bracket. The Casper Oilers are the defending Class ‘AA’ State Champions.
With no regional tournament this year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this will conclude the Double-A Wyoming Department of American Legion Baseball season.
The West No. 1 seed finished with a tie between Evanston and Jackson at 9-3. The tie-breaker that determined the seed was runs scored in all conference games. The Outlaws earn the top seed with more runs scored in conference games.
Click the link to view or print out the bracket: 2020 State AA Bracket Final
Here’s a look at the "official" match-ups for the ‘AA’ State Tournament.
Wednesday, Aug. 5: (this listed to reflect how it looks in the bracket)
Game 1: Final Score: (E2) Cheyenne Sixers 10 (W3) Casper Oilers 0 - Feezer and Applegarth combine for a 2-hit shutout. Johnson had 2 hits & 2 RBI's. Vite drove in 3 for Cheyenne. Casper committed 5 errors.
Game 3: Final Score: (W1) Evanston Outlaws 3 (E4) Laramie Rangers 2 - Peterson with 2 hits and throws out a runner at the plate on a fly-out, throw-out double play; Thompson adds an RBI-2B.
Game 2: Final Score: (W2) Jackson Giants 8 (E3) Sheridan Troopers 6 - Giants got up 8-1 and hold off a comeback. Wright & Bruno with 3 hits apiece. Christiansen hits a 3-run HR and went 6.2 IP for the win on the mound.
Game 4: Final Score: (E1) Gillette Roughriders 11 (W4) Rock Springs Sand Puppies 1 - Powell & Sylte homer in the 1st for a 4-0 lead. Then 7 runs in the 4th & 5th close it out for Gillette. Powell with 2 hits (HR, 2B) & 3 RBI's.
Thursday, Aug. 6:
Game 5: Final Score: Casper 2 Laramie 1 (loser out) - Laramie is eliminated - Oilers get 2 in the 5th on 4 hits and make it hold up. Rangers season is over.
Game 6: Final Score: Sheridan 23 Rock Springs 3 (loser out) - Rock Springs is eliminated - Troopers scored 10 runs in the 2nd & added 8 more in the 3rd. B. Steel with 3 hits & 4 RBI's, while Roush adds 2 hits & 4 RBI's.
Game 7: Final Score: Cheyenne 14 Evanston 0 - Sixers break it open with 6 in the 3rd & 5 more in the 4th. Johnson, Costopolous, & Hesford all with 2 hits & 2 RBI's. Costopolous & Redman hit home runs for Cheyenne.
Game 8: Final Score: Gillette 7 Jackson 1 - Riders got out 5-1 after two innings and reach the semifinal game. Richardson with 2 hits & 3 RBI's.
Friday, Aug. 7:
Game 9: Final Score: Sheridan 15 Evanston 5 (loser out) - Evanston is eliminated - Troopers took the lead with a 3-run 2nd inning and scored in all but 1 inning. Greer had 5 hits, including a 2-run home run & 4 RBI's. Stowe had 2 hits (2B & HR) & 2 RBI's. He also got the win on the mound.
Game 10: Final Score: Casper 14 Jackson 9 (loser out) - Jackson is eliminated - Oilers rally from a 7-1 deficit. Casper scored 8 runs in the 5th. Hack led the way with 2 hits & 4 RBI's, while Rogers added 3 hits for the Oilers.
Game 11: Final Score: Cheyenne 7 Gillette 6 [9 inns.] - the game featured 4 home runs, three of them by Gillette but it was a sacrifice fly in the 9th that gave the Sixers the win. Cheyenne trailed 5-0 but rallied with 6 runs in the 4th inning. Vite hit a Grand Slam. Riders tied it with a Richards solo HR in the 6th.
Saturday, Aug. 8: Pairings for these two games will not match previous opponents against each other.
Game 12: Final Score: Cheyenne 5 Sheridan 4 - Sixers hold off late Troopers comeback. Hesford with 3 hits (2B) & 2 RBI's. Vite adds 3 hits & some key defensive plays.
Game 13: Final Score: Gillette 14 Casper 4 (loser out) - Casper is eliminated - Powell with 2 HR's & 6 RBI's; Race adds a Grand Slam, as Gillette rallies from 3-0 deficit in the 1st inning.
(Note: If 3 teams remain with one loss after Game 13, the winner of Game 11 will automatically be drawn into the championship, which becomes Game 15 and a 1-game winner take all format)
Sunday, Aug. 9:
Game 14: State Championship Game: Final Score: Cheyenne 8 Gillette 1 - Sixers win their 32nd title in program history and their 17th in the last 20 years. Andrew Johnson (State Tournament MVP) went 4-4 with 2-2B, a 2-run HR, & 4 RBI's. Vite adds a 2-run HR.