• Second baseman Tristan Garcia makes a throw to first baseman Owen Woodward to record an out during the Breckenridge Junior Division All-Star game against Clyde Thursday in Breckenridge. (Photo by Brant Thurmond/Breckenridge American)

Junior All-Stars win opening games of pool play

The Breckenridge Junior League All-Stars started its pool play games with two wins this week.
On Thursday the team defeated Clyde 11-9.

Breckenridge plated three runs in the top of the first inning and added another two runs in the top of the second inning to lead 5-0.
Clyde began chipping away at the lead with one run in the bottom half of the third inning, however Breckenridge added one run in the top of the fourth inning.
Clyde made it a one run deficit (6-5) in the bottom of the fourth inning after scoring four runs.
Breckenridge scored just one run in the top of the fifth inning and later trailed for the first time in the game (8-5) after Clyde scored three runs in the bottom half of the fifth inning.
Breckenridge answered with four runs in the next inning and held Clyde scoreless.

Clyde scored its final run in the bottom of the seventh inning.
Breckenridge managed 11 runs on four hits in the game, while Clyde had nine runs on 11 hits.
Gerardo Palacios led the hitting for Breckenridge with three hits and three RBIs.

The Breckenridge Juniors opened pool play Tuesday with a 12-7 win over Abilene Eastern.
Breckenridge plated a combine five runs in the first two innings and led 5-2 heading into the top of the third inning.
Eastern cut the lead to 5-4 in the top of the third and that would remain the score until Breckenridge added four runs in the bottom of the fourth inning.
Both teams scored three runs in the final three innings.
Breckenridge had 14 hits in the game, while Eastern had seven hits.

Woodward had three hits in the game to lead Breckenridge. Jonas Arrellano had two RBIs in the game as well.
Bracket play for the Junior division began today and will continue through Saturday, July 2.

Breckenridge All-Stars 6-21 Scoreboard
Breck Minors Clyde 13-3 (Called due to mercy rule)
Breck Majors Clyde 10-9

Breckenridge All-Star Results June 22
Breck Majors 17 Eastland 3
Eastland 16 Breck Minors 3.

June 24
Breck Minors 18  Southern  17
Northern  10   Breck Majors   0    

June 25
Snyder  10 Breck Minors   1  

June 26
Breck Minors 10    Merkel 0                        
Breck Majors 11  Clyde 0


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