Legion Ball

Baseball: Hanford Flames fall in Junior Legion state tournament

Burley Pin Sox 14, Hanford Flames 4: The Flames were roughed up Tuesday, but thanks to it being their first loss they are still alive in the Junior Legion State Tournament in Anacortes.

Seven first-inning runs did in Hanford against Burley, Idaho. Ryan Coulson was 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI for Hanford, which will face the winner of Burlington vs. Bellingham at about 5 p.m. Wednesday in the semifinals.

Burley 700 411 1 — 14 14 0

Hanford 001 030 0 — 4 4 2

Lane Askvig, Neil Metcalf (5), Dalton Schwotz (7) and Ryan Wade. Aaron Bitz, Tanner Heiman (5) and Jon Miles. Highlights—Hanford: Jamie Hopp 1x3, 2 RBI; Ryan Coulson 2x3, 2B, RBI.