1978 Kansas State Little League® Tournament Results

Kansas State Tournament

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Kansas State Tournament
Host - Cherokee

Participating Teams:
District 1 Area Champions
District 1 Area Champions
District 2 Area Champions
District 2 Area Champions
Grant County (Ulysses)
Baxter Springs
Olathe West

Tournament Results:

Semifinals (District Championship Games):
Grant County 18, Hoisington 6
Baxter Springs 2, Olathe West 1 (7 innings)

State Championship Game:
Baxter Springs 11, Grant County 1 (TITLE)

Consolation result:
Olathe West 5, Hoisington 4


David Metcalfe threw a two-hitter in Baxter Springs' semifinal win, and Brad Cox's bases-loaded single in the seventh inning snapped a 1-1 tie and catapulted Baxter into the state title game. In the title game, Bobby Vaughn scattered three hits and allowed only one run, as Baxter defeated Grant County, 11-1, for the title. Vaughn, Ron Lomax, and Greg Adams each had two title game hits for Baxter.

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