The Manhattan American Legion Manko senior 17ers opened postseason play today in the Class AAA Zone tournament in Salina.
Local youth golfers from around the area competed in the Manhattan City Junior Championship Thursday and Friday, with Cole Gritton bringing home the overall boys’ championship and Macie Myers winning the overall girls’ title.
Thanks to a final-round score of 71 Thursday, former Kansas State women’s golfer Gianna Misenhelter carded a three-round score of 219 to capture the Kansas Women’s Amateur Championship.
The 13-and-under Manhattan Dirt Devils captured the Midwest League USSSA A World Series championship, besting the Sharks of Overland Park.
The Manhattan Optimist 10-and-under XTREME placed fourth in a tournament in Augusta recently.
After an up-and-down regular season, the American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers are headed to state.
The American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers moved another game closer to a state berth on Tuesday, defeating Junction City 14-6 in a run-rule victory in its second game at the Marysville single-A Zone tournament.
In a tournament of 19, the Manhattan Optimist Moxie placed second and went 6-2 on the weekend at the USSSA state tournament.
The Manhattan Aggies 10-and-under baseball team will be conducting tryouts this Friday and Saturday at Wilson Field in City Park.
Last year, when Manhattan High sophomore-to-be Mason Wallace went to Fargo, N.D., for the Asics/Vaughan Cadet and Junior Nationals, he was one of the youngest competitors in his division.
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