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Raiders fall 18-2 to Sheridan

Jul 26, 2012 - Staff

The Riverton Raiders fell 18-2 to the Sheridan Troopers in the opening round of the Wyoming North American Legion district baseball tournament Wednesday in Powell.

Coach Jeremy McCormick's Raiders, the fourth seed from the Northwest conference, played Thursday morning against Douglas in the second round of the double-elimination tournament.

Sheridan advanced to the semifinals and will play Cody on Thursday. Cody advanced with a 9-5 win over Douglas.

The Casper Drillers, with its 7-4 win over Lovell, also advanced to semifinal play.

Only the top two teams from the tournament will advance to next week's state tournament in Casper.

North Legion District Tournament in Powell

Wednesday, July 25

(No. 2 NW) Cody Cubs 9 (No. 3 NE) Douglas Cats 5

(No. 2 NE) Casper Drillers 7 (No. 3 NW) Lovell Mustangs 4

(No. 1 NE) Sheridan Troopers 18 (No. 4 NW) Riverton Raiders 2

No. 1 NW) Powell Pioneers 16 (No. 4 NE) Gillette Rustlers 6

Thursday, July 26

Douglas Cats vs. Riverton Raiders - 10 a.m.

Lovell Mustangs vs. Gillette Rustlers - 1p.m.

Cody Cubs vs. Sheridan Troopers - 4 p.m.

Casper Drillers at Powell Pioneers - 7 p.m.

South Legion District Tournament In Jackson

Wednesday, July 25

(No. 3 SE) Cheyenne Hawks 14 (No. 2 SW) Evanston Outlaws 4

(No. 2 SE) Wheatland Lobos 11 (No. 3 SW) Green River Knights 1

(No. 1 SE) Laramie Rangers 15 (No. 4 SW) Rawlins Generals 0 (Ryan Spiker throws no-hitter)

No. 1 SW) Jackson Giants 29 (No. 4 SE) Torrington Tigers 4

Thursday, July 26

Evanston Outlaws vs. Rawlins Generals - 9 a.m.

Green River Knights vs. Torrington Tigers - 12:30 p.m.

Cheyenne Hawks vs. Laramie Rangers - 4 p.m.

Wheatland Lobos vs. Jackson Giants - 7:30 p.m.

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