SALINA—On Sunday, the McPherson 8U Red team of the McPherson Baseball association had a strong performance at the Salina Kings Baseball 8U Indoor Machine Pitch Tournament at the Fieldhouse.

After a 3-0 loss to the Salina Kings in the pool play, The 8U Red Team bounced back with back-to-back wins over the McPherson White, and a rematch victory over the Kings in the championship round.

"The boys had to take the long ride to the title by rattling off three-straight wins against very good competition, which included having to beat a very good McPherson White Team twice. I'm really proud of both our McPherson teams," 8U Red Head Coach Bryan Weiser said.

Games played:

Game 1 (pool play): vs Salina Kings (loss 3-0)

Game 2 (pool play): vs McPherson White (win 11-6)

Game 3 (semi-final): vs McPherson White (win 4-2)

Game 4 (championship): vs Salina Kings (win 5-2)

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