A two run single followed by a two run homer by Taylor Anderson in the fifth inning gave Lincoln Southwest a 4-3 win over Millard North in an elimination game in the Class A state baseball tournament. Southwest advanced to Friday’s 10 a.m. game against defending champion Papillion-La Vista South. The winner will meet Millard West at 1 p.m. for the championship.
Ben Giebler pitched a complete game, and hit a two-run triple to lift Gretna to a 12-2 win over Mount Michael in Class B state baseball tournament action. Gretna advanced to today’s championship game against Elkhorn at 10 a.m. at Haymarket Park. Gretna beat Elkhorn 15-2 in five innings on Tuesday, and will win the title if it wins the first game. If Elklhorn wins, the teams would meet again Thursday at 1 p.m. to determine the champion. Elkhorn got there after beating Omaha Skutt 4-2.