Kansas American Legion Baseball ‘A’ State Tournament Bracket Released

The 2019 Kansas American Legion Baseball ‘A’ State Tournament bracket is released, and the Marysville Jr’s will be participating.

 

Wednesday, July 24 

1 pm 1 B1 vs B2 (Great Bend vs Salina)
3:15 pm 2 A1 vs A2 (Larned vs Newton)
5:30 pm 3 B3 vs B4 (Iola vs Marysville)
8:00 pm Opening Ceremonies (all teams in uniforms on field)
8:30 pm 4 A3 vs A4 (Topeka W.R. vs Topeka West host)

Thursday, July 25

10 am 5 A1 vs A3 (Larned vs Topeka W.R.)
12:15 pm 6 B1 vs B3 (Great Bend vs Iola)
6 pm 7 A2 vs A4 (Newton vs Topeka-West host)
8:15 pm 8 B2 vs B4 (Salina vs Marysville)

Friday, July 26

10 am 9 B2 vs B3 (Salina vs Iola)
12:30 pm 10 A2 vs A3 (Newton vs Topeka W.R.)
6 pm 11 B1 vs B4 (Great Bend vs Marysville)
8:30 pm 12 A1 vs A4 (Larned vs Topeka West host)

Saturday, July 27

10 am 13 Pool A winner vs Pool B 2nd – Winner advances to Championship game #15
12:30 pm 14 Pool B winner vs Pool A 2nd – Winner advances to Championship game #15

3:15 pm Championship game *** Awards Ceremony to follow ***

 

Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids and graduated from Valley Heights High School in 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications. In 2002 Derek joined Taylor Communications, Inc. in Salina, Kansas working in digital media for 550 AM KFRM and 100.9 FM KCLY. Following that stop, he joined Dierking Communications, Inc. stations KNDY AM & FM as a board operator and fill-in sports play-by-play announcer. Starting in 2005 Derek joined the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network as a Studio Coordinator at 101 The Fox in Kansas City, a role he would serve for 15 years culminating in the Super Bowl LIV Championship game broadcast. In 2021 he moved to Audacy, formerly known as Entercom Communications, Inc. and 106.5 The Wolf and 610 Sports Radio, the new flagship stations of the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, the largest radio network in the NFL. Through all of this, Derek continues to serve as the Digital Media Director for Sunflower State Radio, the digital and social media operations of Dierking Communications, Inc. and the 6 radio stations it owns and operates across Kansas.