‘Turtles’ Pony team captures second in league tournament

season Tri-County League Tournament in Sutherland played June 28 to July 1. In their opener, Imperial, the No. 5 seed, defeated No. 4 seed Sutherland in a come-from-behind win, 4-3, then downed top-seeded Grant #1 by a 4-1 score to advance to the finals. In the championship game, Imperial lost 3-1 to No. 2 seed Ogallala #2. Members of the Imperial #2 runner-up team, which finished the season with a 7-4 record, are, front from left, Tyce Hammerlun, Tate Teply, Destry Oxford, Brextin Moreno, Conner Einspahr, Zak Anderson, Weston Pederson, back from left, Coach Eric McDaniel, Conner Stromberger, Lleyton McDaniel, Braxton Chubb, Evan O’Neil, Lukas Fries and Coach Kelly Hammerlun. (Photo courtesy of BAAM Multimedia LLC)

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