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Rock Island Post 200, East Moline Post 227 Advance in Sr. Legion Baseball 3rd Division Tourney

The American Legion Baseball 3rd Division Tournament started last night in Peoria. In opening round games, it was Rock Island Post 200 over the hosts, Peoria Post 2, 14-1 in five innings. Also, East Moline Post 227 defeated Galesburg Post 2856-5, in a game that was played at Sundberg Field in Galesburg. Galesburg led 5-1 going into the bottom of the 6th in that one before the wheels fell off and Post 285 surrendered five runs in the frame. Galesburg fell to (20-9) overall with the loss and needs to beat Peoria on Wednesday in a consolation game to remain alive in the double elimination format.

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