The Arlington Senior Legion baseball team beat Waterloo-Valley on Tuesday in West Point, earning the Class B Area 3 Tournament title and qualifying for the state tournament in Crete.
The Eagles won 8-2 with pitcher Braden Rump throwing all seven innings. The victory was the left-hander's second of the tournament as coach Ed Menking's squad went 4-1, Friday through Tuesday.
Waterloo-Valley earned its finals game against Post 71 with an 8-6 victory over Fort Calhoun earlier in the evening. The Pioneers led 4-1 going into the final inning, but ended the season with a 10-14 season record. Coach Brandon Wynn's squad was 3-2 in postseason play.
Next, Arlington unofficially begins state play 1 p.m. Saturday in Crete.
For the full stories on Arlington and Fort Calhoun's district tournament runs and additional photos, check out Friday's Arlington Citizen and Washington County Enterprise newspapers. Coverage will also appear online that same day.
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