Cheyenne wins another AA State Tournament

The Cheyenne Post 6 “Sixers” won the AA State American Legion Baseball Tournament in Rock Springs Sunday. Photo Credit: Cheyenne Post Six Baseball Facebook page.

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ROCK SPRINGS, WYOMING (August 10, 2020) — This year’s AA American Legion Baseball State Champion title came down to the two teams with the state’s best records. The Cheyenne Sixers (50-20) met the Gillette Roughriders (52-14) Sunday afternoon at the Wataha Sports Complex in Rock Springs.

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Cheyenne entered the game as the tournament’s only undefeated team, meaning Gillette needed to win the first scheduled game to force a second contest. That didn’t happen as the Sixers rang up their 51st win of the year with an 8-1 victory in securing their 17th state title in the last 20 years.

Cheyenne’s Andrew Johnson was named the Tournament MVP.

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Gillette finished the tournament with a 3-2 mark, with both losses to Cheyenne. Rock Springs was 0-2 in the tournament losing to Gillette and Sheridan, 2-2 in the tournament. Evanston finished with a 1-2 record.

Normally, the state champion would continue to play at a regional tournament, but that tournament will not be played this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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