American Legion Class A State Baseball Championship Game 1 Arkansas City vs Buhler 7-23-16

Kansas Royals #17 Ethan Basler watches a pitch go into the mitt of Salina Hawks #19 Braden Diehl. The Salina Hawks defeated the Olathe Kansas Royals 10 to 2 to move on to the American Legional Class A Baseball State Tournament Consolation Finals at the Great Bend Sports Complex in Great Bend, Kansas on July 22, 2016. (Photo: Joey Bahr, www.joeybahr.com)
Buhler Nationals #2 Josh Salazar slides into Thrid Base. The Buhler Nationals defeated the Arkansas City Grays 12 to 2 in the American Legional Class A Baseball State Tournament Semifinal at the Great Bend Sports Complex in Great Bend, Kansas on July 22, 2016. (Photo: Joey Bahr, www.joeybahr.com)
The Great Bend Braves stand before the color guard prior to the start of the game. The Great Bend Braves won their first round game over Doniphan County 14 to 4 in the American Legional Class A Baseball State Tournament at the Great Bend Sports Complex in Great Bend, Kansas on July 20, 2016. (Photo: Joey Bahr, www.joeybahr.com)
Great Bend Chief Payton Mauler (#12) watches the pitching motion of Garden City Elite Sloan Baker (#33) for an opening to run. The Great Bend Chiefs won the AAA Lower Zone 1 & 2 Tournament by defeating the Garden City Elite 10 to 4 at Great Bend Sports Complex in Great Bend, Kansas on July 18, 2016. (Photo: Joey Bahr, www.joeybahr.com)
Larned Indian Landon Erway (#10) covers Second Base as Great Bend Chief Bryce Lytle (#20) slides in safe. The Great Bend Chiefs win game 1 of a American Legion baseball double header over the Larned Indians 7 to 6 after 8 innings at the Great Bend Sports Complex in Great Bend, Kansas on June 29, 2016. (Photo: Joey Bahr, www.joeybahr.com)
Advance Therapy Athletic Performance hosted The Unlock Your Potential 2016 Combine at Memorial Field on the campus of Great Bend High School in Great Bend, Kansas on June 13, 2016. (Photo: Joey Bahr, www.joeybahr.com)
St. Mary's Colgan Panther Sawyer Esch (#7) avoids the tag of Medicine Lodge Indian Catcher William Axeline (#1) to score a run. The St. Mary's Colgan Panthers win the KSHSAA Class 2-1A State Baseball Championship over the Medicine Lodge Indians by a score of 13 to 3 at the Great Bend Sports Complex in Great Bend, Kansas on May 28, 2016. (Photo: Joey Bahr, www.joeybahr.com)
Athletes compete in the KSHSAA Class 2A Regional Track and Field Meet at City Park in Ellinwood, Missouri on May 20, 2016. (Photo: Joey Bahr, www.joeybahr.com)
The Salina Stockade play at the Great Bend Boom at Al Burns Field in Great Bend, Kansas on May 19, 2016. (Photo: Joey Bahr, www.joeybahr.com)