Altamont Junior Legion Team Advances To State

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Published on July 30 2013 10:40 am
Last Updated on July 30 2013 10:40 am
Written by Millie Lange

WEST FRANKFORT -- The Altamont Junior Legion baseball team advanced to the State Tournament with two victories Monday at the Fifth Division Baseball Tournament.

Altamont Legion Post 512 defeated Breese 4-3 in the morning and came back to win over Bethalto 3-0 in the afternoon. The two victories give Altamont a third place finish.

Belleville and Orient played for the championship Monday afternoon, no score was available. Both those teams also advance to the State Tournament, scheduled at Laker Stadium in Paris.

Altamont will take on the host squad, Paris Post 211 Saturday at 3:30 p.m.