Big tournament weekend for wide range of Bryant baseball teams

Tournament time gets geared up in full this weekend with Regional, State and District Tournaments[more] involving Bryant teams from 7 year olds to 19 year olds.

The Cal Ripken 12-year-old (50/70) All-Stars begin play in the Southwest Regional in Springdale, hoping to make the next step toward the World Series in Aberdeen, Md., starting Aug. 9.

Bryant teams are set to compete in Southwest Regionals at Long Beach, Miss. (both 7’s and 11’s), Pampa, Texas (10’s), Little Rock (9’s) and Bay St. Louis, Miss. (8’s). There is also a World Series for the 10's to be held in Ocala, Fla., starting Aug. 10.

Along with the 12’s, the Bryant 10’s won the State title. The 8’s were State runners-up with the 7’s finishing in the top five in the 8-and-under tournament. The Bryant 9’s were third at State.

In addition, the Bryant American Legion teams compete in tournaments this weekend. The Everett Black Sox Junior team (17-and-under) won their District Tournament and opens play at State in Cabot today at 5 p.m., against Newport.

While trying to win the program’s first Junior State championship, the Everett Sox will be gearing up to host the Junior Regional starting July 26.

Meanwhile, the Sport Shop Black Sox AA team (18-and-under) opens play at the top seed in the Zone 4 Tournament in Benton with an 8 p.m. contest against the winner of a game played earlier today between Ashdown and Gravette. The AA State Tournament will be held in Harrison.

The Black Sox Senior American Legion team, also seeded number one, begins play in its Zone tourney in Sheridan on Saturday at 5 p.m., against the winner of today’s Benton-Sheridan game. The Sox hope to advance to State at Mountain Home to defend its 2012 championship.

All the tournaments are double-elimination.

Here are the brackets for the Legion tourneys:

2013 JUNIOR AMERICAN LEGION STATE TOURNAMENT

At Cabot

Friday, July 19

Game 1 — Paragoud Glen Sain vs. Texarkana, 12 p.m.

Game 2 — Jacksonville vs. Little Rock Cobras, @2:30 p.m.

Game 3 — Bryant Everett vs. Newport, 5 p.m.

Game 4 — Paragould RC vs. Cabot White, @7:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 20

Game 5 — Game 1 loser vs. game 3 loser, 12 p.m.

Game 6 — Game 2 loser vs. game 4 loser, @2:30 p.m.

Game 7 — Game 1 winner vs. game 3 winner, 5 p.m.

Game 8 — Game 2 winner vs. game 4 winner, @7:30 p.m.


Sunday, July 21

Game 9 — Game 6 winner vs. game 7 loser, 1 p.m.

Game 10 — Game 5 winner vs. game 8 loser, 4 p.m.

Game 11 —Game 7 winner vs. game 8 winner, @6:30 p.m.

Monday, July 22

Game 12 — Game 9 winner vs. game 11 winner, 4:30 p.m.

Game 13 — Game 10 winner vs. game 11 winner, 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, July 23

Game 14 — Game 12 winner vs. game 13 winner, 4:30 p.m.

Game 15 — if necessary, 7:30 p.m.

 

2013 AA ZONE 4 AMERICAN LEGION DISTRICT TOURNAMENT

At Benton

Friday, July 19

Game 1 — Hot Springs Lakeside vs. Benton Short Shop, 10 a.m.

Game 2 — Hot Springs Village vs. Malvern, 12:30 p.m.

Game 3 — Ashdown vs. Gravette, 3 p.m.

Game 4 — Harrison vs. Benton Everett, 5:30 p.m.

Game 5 — Bryant Sport Shop vs. game 3 winner, 8 p.m.

Saturday, July 20

Game 6 — Game 1 loser vs. game 2 loser, 10 a.m.

Game 7 — Game 4 loser vs. game 5 loser, 12:30 p.m.

Game 8 — Game 3 loser vs. game 6 winner, 3 p.m.

Game 9 — Game 1 winner vs. game 2 winner, 5:30 p.m.

Game 10 — Game 4 winner vs. game 5 winner, 8 p.m.

Sunday, July 21

Game 11 — Game 7 winner vs. game 9 loser, 1 p.m.

Game 12 — Game 8 winner vs. game 10 loser, 3:30 p.m.

Game 13 — Game 9 winner vs. game 10 winner, 6 p.m.

Game 14 — Game 11 winner vs. game 12 winner, 8:30 p.m.

Monday, July 22

Game 15 — Game 14 winner vs. game 13 loser, 5:30 p.m.

Game 16 — Game 13 winner vs. game 15 winner, 8 p.m.

Tuesday, July 23

Game 17 — if necessary, 7:30 p.m.

 

2013 ZONE 4 SENIOR AMERICAN LEGION DISTRICT TOURNAMENT

At Sheridan


Friday, July 19

Game 1 — Benton vs. Sheridan, 7 p.m.

Saturday, July 20

Game 2 — Texarkana vs. Little Rock Post 1, 2 p.m.

Game 3 — Bryant vs. game 1 winner, 5 p.m.

Sunday, July 21

Game 4 — Game 1 loser vs. game 2 loser, 1 p.m.

Game 5 — Game 2 winner vs. game 3 winner, 4 p.m.

Game 6 — Game 3 loser vs. game 4 winner, 7 p.m.

Monday, July 22

Game 7 — Game 5 loser vs. game 6 winner, 5 p.m.

Game 8 — Game 5 winner vs. game 7 winner, 8 p.m.

Tuesday, July 23

Game 9 — if necessary, 7 p.m.

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