Baseball: Western Springs Little League wins 10-2 over Olney in state tourney opener

Western Springs' Thomas Remijas (33) offers up a pitch in the Section 2 Little League tournament in Burbank Saturday, July, 19, 2014. | Jim Boyce/For Sun-Times Media
Western Springs' Thomas Remijas (33) offers up a pitch in the Section 2 Little League tournament in Burbank Saturday, July, 19, 2014. | Jim Boyce/For Sun-Times Media

Western Springs 11- and 12-year-old Little League opened the state tournament Wednesday in Manteno by beating Olney 10-2. Western Springs’ next game is 8 p.m. Thursday against Tri-Cities.

The double-elimination tournament is scheduled to run through Sunday or Monday. The champion advances to the Great Lakes Region Tournament in Indianapolis. The Illinois state champion is scheduled to face the Wisconsin champion at 1 p.m. Aug. 2 on ESPN 3.

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