The Salem 12u will open up their Sectional play in Mt Sterling on Thursday, July 18th at 6pm when they play the champion from District 17. The winner will play the District 2 champ on Friday. The winner advances to the state tournament in the Chicago area the following week. Salem made the state tournament last year.
The Salem 11u team coached by Michael Koenhke, Curtis Parrish, and Tyson Phillips in 2015 won a game in Burbank. They are the only team to have won a game at the State Little League tournament. That team included Jacob Koenhke, Carter Rose, Hunter Daniels, Blaine Phillips, Carson Parrish, Jackson Syverson, Bryson Quinn, Quentin Purcell, Carter Consolino, Brayden Aaron, and Braydon Smith.