Jackson Jr. Legion sweeps pair

Sunday, July 3, 2005

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

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