Riverton Raiders “A” squad heads to state tournament in Torrington this week

The Riverton Raiders legion baseball “A” squad is headed to their state tournament this week in Torrington, as play begins on Wednesday.

The Raiders wrapped up the A-League West District Tournament in Lovell last weekend and qualified for the state touranment. They beat the Capser Drillers 11-1 and the Powell Pioneers 12-2 in bracket play, advancing to the third place game where they beat Green River 18-8. Cody defeated Lovell in the championship game.

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Riverton opens state play Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. against the Cheyenne Hawks, who are the 2nd seed from the east. If Riverton wins, they play the winner of Torrington Vs. Cody at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday. If they lose, they’ll play again Thursday at 1:00 p.m. against the Torrington and Cody loser.

Riverton’s “B” legion team went to Sheridan to play at the state tournament last week and went 0-2, falling to both Douglas and Gillette.

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