The Jackson American Legion junior team won a pair of games Saturday at the Carbondale Tournament.
Jackson defeated Carterville (Ill.) 6-5 in nine innings and Shawnee (Ill.) 8-1. Jackson will face Murphysboro (Ill.) today in a meeting of the top two teams in the four-team pool.
Jordan Buchheit had two hits in the first game, and Ryan Cheney pitched two innings of relief for the win.
Austin Neal pitched six innings of one-hit ball in the second game for the win. Blake Reiminger had two hits in the game.
-- From staff reports