GI Home Federal Host Hastings For League Title


(Grand Island, NE) - The Grand Island Home Federal baseball team will host Hastings Five Points Bank tonight at Ryder Park for the Cornhusker League championship game. GI finished the league going 7-1 with their only loss at Kearney. Hastings finished second with a 5-3 record. Kearney at 4-4, North Platte at 3-5, and Columbus at 1-7 to round out the standings. The top two teams advance to the title game. 

GI enters tonight's game with a 26-9 record. Hastings comes into the match-up 19-13-1. GI Home Federal is 2-0 this season vs Hastings. GI won the first meeting of the season at Ryder Park 8-0 on May 23rd. The second meeting of the year came on June 25th at Duncan Field in Hastings with Grand Island winning 9-1. 

Cohen Nelson will get the start for Grand Island tonight on the mound. The Grand Island Senior graduate is 3-1 on the summer campaign with a 1.11 ERA in 31 1/3 innings pitched. Below listen to pre-game comments from Head Coach Kirby Wells. 

Tonight's game will air live on KRGI 1430/105.5 & krgi.com with the Pump & Pantry Pregame Show starting at 5:50 pm. 

 

Kirby Wells Pre Hastings 07/10/2024


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