Neligh recorded a shutout of Orchard in the first round of the Peewee's Quad County Tournament Tuesday night in Neligh.
The Neligh sluggers won the shortened game 12-0 after play was stopped in the third inning due to the 10-run mercy rule. Neligh started the game strong, jumping out to an 8-0 lead in the first, with runs from Talon Krebs, Trinity Graham, Julien Hearn, Aiden Hoefer, Jesse Green, Carson Jones, Jace Cameron and Landyn Schrader.
Three Neligh pitchers combined to record the shutout. Taking the mound were Krebs, Graham and Hearn. Each pitcher recorded two strike outs in the win.
Neligh now goes on to play the fourth-seeded Boone County #1 Friday at 8 p.m.