The Neligh Junior Legion are set to host the Class C Area 1 tournament beginning Friday at Riverside Park.
Neligh looks to come out on top of the eight team bracket in order to earn a trip to the state tournament. They enter the tournament as the third seed and will face off against six-seeded Hartington. First pitch is scheduled for 5 p.m. on Friday.
Atkinson enters the tournament as the top seed. The remaining six teams traveling to Neligh for the weekend are Bloomfield/Wausa, Valentine, Randolph, Hartington, Crofton and Ainsworth. The tournament is a double-elimination format, with the championship game scheduled for Tuesday at 6 p.m.