Columbus Legion Teams Fall at G.I., Host North Star Today
Both of Columbus’ American Legion baseball teams suffered losses at Grand Island last night.
The Cornerstone Insurance Group Seniors were downed 7-5. Columbus was leading 2-1 going to the bottom of the third inning when Home Federal scored three runs. G.I. added another three-spot in the fourth to lead 7-2. Cornerstone rallied for two runs in the fifth and one in the sixth, but saw its five-game winning streak end. Columbus slipped to 5-2 on the season.
The Junior Blues, who had been held to one run in each of their first two games, banged out 10 hits in a 13-7 loss. Charlie Larson had two hits and a pair of RBI, but the Juniors dropped to 0-3.
Lincoln North Star will visit Pawnee Park Legion Field today. First pitch for the Junior Blues game is set for 5 p.m., with the Seniors contest to start around 7:30.