BEARS GO 3-1 AT RON BONE INVITATIONAL — The Bears picked up wins over Rock Memorial of Imperial, Mo., Charleston (Mo.) and Ste. Genevieve (Mo.) and lost to Eureka (Mo.). The Bears improved to 9-2 on the season.
The Bears started tournament play on Saturday with an 11-2 victory over Ste. Genevieve and a 13-5 win over Charleston. Both games were played at Ste. Genevieve.
On Sunday, they lost 7-6 to Eureka in nine innings before bouncing back to beat Rock Memorial 14-2 in the finale. The games were played at Jefferson College in Hillsboro, Mo.
The Bears’ next game will be against Belleville on Wednesday. They were scheduled to play Eureka on Tuesday, but that game was cancelled.
TWIN CITY POST 1167 COMES CLOSE TO WINNING ANOTHER TOURNAMENT — Twin City finished second in the Greater Midwest Baseball Regional Championships at Bridgeton, Mo., with a 4-1 mark. Post 1167 lost 7-3 to the Missouri Expos in the championship game.
Earlier this month, Twin City won the Greater Midwest Baseball School’s Out Bash with a 3-0-1 record.
Twin City won all three of its games in pool play, beating the Diamond Kings 5-4, Chicago SCA Select 7-1 and the Greenville Senators 10-0. Post 1167 advanced to the championship game after knocking off the Midwest Eagles 5-3.
Blake Vandiver had two hits with a triple and two RBIs against the Diamond Kings.
Against Chicago SCA Select, Blake Marks picked up the win on the mound, giving up one earned run on five hits and struck out seven and walked two. He also had two hits and scored a run.
Twin City’s next game will be against Kirkwood at 6 p.m. on Wednesday at Roxana Park.
EDWARDSVILLE BASEBALL FINISHES 2-2 IN MID-AMERICA 18U SUPER 16 TOURNAMENT — The Tigers played in the tourney, which was conducted at Saint Louis University and Edwardsville High over the weekend. The Tigers are now 3-7 on the young summer season.
Edwardsville split its two games on Friday, beating the St. Louis Sting 4-3 and losing 4-1 to the Mac-n-Seitz Elite. The Tigers beat the Ozark Baseball Club 9-6 in the final game in pool play on Saturday, but lost to Ozark 4-1 in bracket play the next day.
The Tigers are now back in action with a pair of midweek games, one on Tuesday and another on Wednesday.