Crowds filled the stands at Barnes Ball Diamond Friday and Saturday to watch 11 coed softball teams vie for the championship in the Coach Lew Whitson Memorial Tournament.
Dee Lord and Sharon Phillips, both of Marysville, own most of the women’s league titles at Marysville Country Club and the pair teamed up to win one together.
Julio Franco, Marysville, had opportunities to score birdies on the front nine of Sunday’s men’s club championship, but couldn’t get the putts to fall.
Greg Scheele, Marysville, has coached and managed American Legion baseball teams the past 20 years and he was recognized for his work last week during the state Junior Legion tournament in Topeka.
After a 4-1 loss to Silver Lake Monday in Sabetha, Marysville faces must-win situations the rest of this week to earn a trip to the AA state tournament next week in Hays.
Wins of 5-2 and 4-1 against visiting Seneca June 19 extended Post 163’s winning streak to nine straight and earned the Marysville-based baseball team a few days of rest.
Emilee Ebert, Frankfort, will continue to be a Wildcat after she dropped an offer to play for Missouri State University. Instead she accepted a late offer to play for Kansas State University.
Elise Rose, Marysville, shined Saturday at the Southern Plains regional Freestyle tournament in Mulvane and that could set her up later this summer for a seed in the national tournament in Fargo, N.D.
The format for the annual Marysville Classic baseball tournament has changed from bracket play to pool play for this weekend after Rossville dropped out of the tournament.