With temperatures above 100 degrees in Central City, the Neligh Seniors dropped their first game of the Class B, Area 5 tournament.
No. 5 Columbus Lakeview defeated No. 2 Neligh 8-4 at Kernel Field. Chase Kallhoff was the starting pitcher for Neligh.
Lakeview jumped ahead of Neligh early with a 2-1 advantage after the first inning, but Neligh powered back to knot the score at 2-all in the third as Grant White stole home on an error.
But Lakeview pulled ahead again and jumped out to an an 8-4 advantage in the sixth.
Neligh falls to the loser's bracket of the double elimination tournament and will face the sixth-seeded Kearney County #2s at 1 p.m.