Good baseball was played by eight different schools.
There were base hits, doubles, triples, double plays and even a triple play turned in by Goliad.
On Thursday the tournament kicked off with London playing Kenedy in which London won 12-7.
In game two Karnes City defeated Brackettville 9-3.
Game three had Brackettville downing Kenedy 12-5.
Karnes City would defeat London 9-0 behind Cameron Portwood’s five inning no hitter in game 4.
On Friday game 1 would pit Pettus against Goliad in which Goliad won 16-0.
Game two would have Jourdanton defeating Nixon 8-6.
Game 3 had Nixon defeating Pettus 9-5.
Game 4 had the winners from game 1 and game 2 and Jourdanton would beat Goliad 11-5.
On Saturday the first game would have Kenedy versus Pettus and the Lions would come out on top 9-7.
In the consolation game Brackettville would come from behind to defeat Nixon 7-4.
In the third place game Goliad would shut out London 11-0 to take the third place finish.
In the championship game Karnes City would be hosting Jourdanton and come up short as Jourdanton pulled away in top of the seventh with a 4 spot to win 7-2.
The all tournament team consisted of RayJ Garza from Kenedy, Jake Voss from London, Jordan Van Auken from Nixon, David Ortega and Colton Stephenson from Brackettville, Kersey Jones and Nathan Mullenix from Goliad, Cameron Portwood and Nic Casanova from Karnes City, Nick Lopez, Wesley Pesek, Tony Gonzales all from Jourdanton, and the MVP from Jourdanton Mark Medina.
Lions go 1-2 in tournament
The Lions would open the 2014 baseball season at the Kenedy Athletic Booster Club Classic.
In the first game the Lions would face the London Pirates in which the Pirates would win 12-7.
Taking the loss on the mound was Bryant Tiemann who did a good job pitching but the 9 errors were too much to overcome.
Tiemann lead the way at the plate going 2 for 2 and 1 run scored.
Jacob Salinas would go 2 for 3 and a run scored. Robby Gutierrez would go 1for3 with a double and Cedric Mejia would also go 1for3 with a run scored. Nate De Los Santos would round out the hitting going 1 for 4 with a run scored.
In the second game the Lions would play the Brackettville Tigers and fall 12-5.
Nate De Los Santos would take the loss on the hill and again defense would let the Lions down as they committed 7 errors in this game.
Leading the way at the plate was Ray J Garza who went 3 for 3 with a single, double, and triple and 1 run scored.
Tiemann, Gutierrez, and De Los Santos all would go 1 for 3 to round out the hitting. In the third game against Pettus the Lions would come from behind to win 9-7.
Chris Pena would get the win pitching the last three innings only giving up 1 run on two hits.
Leading the way at the plate was Garza who went 2 for 4.
Pena would go 1 for 2, De Los Santos, Gutierrez, and Mejia would all go 1 for 3.
The Lions are now 1-2 to open the season and play Monday at home against Poth and then travel to play in the Nixon tournament on Friday and Saturday.