Columbus’ American Legion baseball teams both lost to Grand Island last night at Pawnee Park’s Legion Field.
The Cornerstone Insurance Group Columbus Seniors were edged 2-0. Each team managed just three hits, but Columbus pitchers allowed six walks compared to only two by Grand Island. The Seniors fell to 12-8.
The OneUnited Federal Credit Union Junior Blues were downed 10-1, slipping to 5-12.
Both Columbus teams host Norfolk this evening. It’s Veterans Appreciation Night at Legion Field. Veterans will be honored and will enjoy a free hot dog, popcorn and a bottle of water. First pitch for the Junior Blues’ game is set for 5 p.m. with the Seniors’ contest to follow at about 7:30.