Aurora Coop Gets By Melons Print
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Tuesday, 17 July 2018 13:23

The Kearney County Aurora Cooperative Junior Legion baseball team advanced in the winners bracket of the Class B6 Area Tournament on July 6 to play the Gothenburg Melons Juniors team on July 7 in McCook, host site of the area tournament.
Aurora Cooperative (11-9) kept its dreams alive for a district championship and state berth by defeating Gothenburg 14-4 to advance to take on the McCook Juniors in the battle of the only two unbeaten teams in the district.
Starter Ben Edgecombe pitched five and one-third innings of five hit baseball allowing four runs while striking out eight Melon batters to get the win. Aaron Skaggs came in to get the save pitching two-thirds an inning allowing two hits with a strikeout to preserve the win for KC.

see July 18 Courier for full story