Manko Sr. 17′ers advance at state

The Manhattan Manko Senior 17′ers looked to be right at home on Wednesday night in the American Legion “AAA” State Tournament as they routed the Easton Outlaws 20-1 at Tointon Family Stadium.  Manko will play Pittsburg on Thursday night in the winners’ bracket semis at 8:00pm, who beat Leavenworth 17-1.  In the upper half of the bracket, Newton defeated Salina 10-3 and Hays slipped past Winfield 7-6.  Two elimination games are slated to be played Thursday morning at K-State, with the winners’ bracket tilts will be Thursday night.