Published On: Wed, Jul 20th, 2011

Hartington to play in battle of unbeatens

HARTINGTON — Monday’s American Legion line-up here will feature a battle of unbeatens.

The past two years, the Hartington American Legion Junior baseball team has had to take the long road to the Area 2 championship game. The Hartington squad is hoping to avoid that same scenario this year.

Hartington handed Elkhorn Valley League foe Stanton a 2-1 defeat here Saturday night to advance to Monday’s final winner’s bracket game against West Point. West Point advanced by winning a 19-11 slugfest against Battle Creek.

The winner of Monday’s contest will advance to the title game, while the loser must win an additional game in order to make it to the finals.