MARQUETTE – The Gladstone Indians won the American Legion Zone Five Baseball Tournament Saturday in Marquette. The Indians defeated Escanaba in the championship game, 5-3. Both Gladstone and Escanaba advanced to the state tournament later this week in Gladwin.
Marquette defeated Ishpeming in the third place game, 13-0. The Blue Storm will join the Indians and Cubs at the state tournament. The top three teams from the Zone Five Baseball Tournament earned automatic invites to the state tournament.
The state tournament begins on Thursday. Marquette takes on Hudson at noon on Thursday.
AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL
Zone Five District Tournament – Semifinals
Gladstone 14 Ishpeming 4 F/5
Escanaba 6 Marquette 0
Zone Five District Tournament – Third Place Game
Marquette 13 Ishpeming 0
Zone Five Tournament – Championship Game
Gladstone 5 Escanaba 3