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Bethany advances, sends Saint Marys packing with 5-1 win
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A Bethany College Swede runner safely makes to second base, despite the best efforts if the College of St. Mary Spires second baseman during the opening game of the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference Baseball and Softball Tournament Wednesday night at the Great Bend Sports Complex. - photo by DALE HOGG Great Bend Tribune

The Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference opened up its postseason tournament on Wednesday with a game between Saint Mary and Bethany.
Bethany secured the win, and with it, the chance to continue playing in the tournament, which finishes up on Saturday.
Bethany blasted Saint Mary with five runs, winning 5-1.
Bethany improves to 22-29 overall.
Saint Mary, which scored its lone run with two outs in the ninth on an error, closes out the season at 25-24.
Bethany plays No. 1-seeded Tabor, which is 43-10 this season, today at 3 p.m.
Sterling and Friends open up today’s series of games, playing at 11 a.m. at the Sports Complex.
Tabor and Bethany follows at 3 p.m., and the losers of the first two games will play at 7 p.m.

2014 Baseball Tournament

At Great Bend
Sports Complex

Game 1 — Bethany 5, Saint Mary 1

Game 2 — Sterling (39-16, 18-10) vs. Friends (33-21, 15-13), 11 a.m.
Game 3 — Tabor (43-10, 24-4) vs. Bethany, 3 p.m.
Game 4 — Loser Game 2 vs. Loser Game 3, 7 p.m.

Game 5 — Winner Game 2 vs. Winner Game 3, 11 a.m.
Game 6 — Winner Game 4 vs. Loser Game 3, 3 p.m.
Game 7 — Winner Game 6 vs. Loser Game 6, 7 p.m.

Game 8 — Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 7, 1 p.m.
* Game 9 — Winner Game 8 vs. Loser Game 8, one hour after Game 8
* — If necessary