Thanks to a seven-run fifth inning, the Neligh Seniors rallied for a big win Wednesday night in its opening game of the Elkhorn Valley League Tournament.
Neligh defeated Stanton 13-10.
Stanton jumped out to an early lead thanks to a back-to-back four-run innings to open play. Neligh was down 7-2 after just two innings but made a game out of it with a 7-run fifth to pull ahead 12-10. The Neligh Senior Post #172 added one more run in the sixth for good measure, going up 13-10.
The game ended in the top of the seventh when Stanton grounded out to second base for the easy 4-3 out.
Next up for Neligh is a road game against Creighton on Thursday night.
Stanton 440 110 0 - 10
Neligh 203 071 x - 13