Raymundo Frasquillo Photo/Gila Herald: Washington Kirkland Lake Washington’s baseball players lined up after being introduced and prepared to honor America. The Kangaroos traveled the greatest distance of 12 teams to attend the 41st Morenci Lions Invitational Baseball tourney.
By Raymundo Frasquillo
Day two of the 41st Morenci Lions Club Invitational baseball tournament has Saint Johns versus Duncan at 8 a.m., Heber Mogollon vs. Pima at 10:30 a.m., Elfrida Valley Union vs. Miami at 1 p.m., Phoenix Christian vs. Thatcher at 3:30 p.m., Washington Kirkland Lake Washington vs. Safford at 6 p.m., and Morenci vs. Willcox at 8:30 p.m. on Friday, April 12.
Teams advancing in the championship bracket were Thatcher, 17-1 in three innings over Duncan; Safford, 7-2 over Heber Mogollon; Phoenix Christian, 13-1 in five innings over Pima; Lake Washington, 11-3 in five innings over Saint Johns; Willcox 8-5 in eight innings over Miami; and Morenci, 20-4 in three innings over Valley Union on the April 11.