Jun 27, 2022

Alliance FNBO Spartan Seniors-Clair Conley Tournament Champs

Posted Jun 27, 2022 2:06 PM
Mike Glesinger photo
Mike Glesinger photo

By: Mike Glesinger


An exciting finish to the Annual Clair Conley Memorial Baseball Tournament.  The Alliance First National Spartan Seniors bring home the Championship with a come from behind 11-10 win over Ogallala.  Alliance scores 5 runs in the top of the 7th.. behind a grand slam home run by Caeson Clarke,  to take a one run lead.   In the bottom of the 7th ,Ogallala loads the bases before the Spartans get the final out on a deep fly ball to left field.  Jacob Callen started on the mound for Alliance and Ashton Ross finished the game. Caeson Clarke also homered earlier and  Mario Garza had a couple of hits.  Alliance got some sparkling defensive plays from cather Eli Blanco and outfielders Tyzen Brown and Espen Lanik. 

Alliance goes 5-0 in the tournament to take the title and improves their record to 17-15 on the year. 

Other scores from Sunday....

Broken Bow 11   Westco 3....2 seed game

Sturgis 9   Torrington 8....3 seed game

Chadron 13   Sidney 5....5 seed game.

2 teams elected not to play on Sunday.

The Sr Spartans are scheduled to host The Rapid City Post 22 Expos on Tuesday with games at 5-7 pm and Gering in a doubleheader on Wednesday... Jrs at 5 pm and Srs at 7 pm.   The senior game Wednesday night will be broadcast on KCOW AM-1400 and FM 92.5.