Walnut Tournaments Open with Bronco All-Star Team

Walnut Tournaments Open with Bronco All-Star Team

All three of the local PONY sanctioned tournaments hosted by Walnut got started Thursday, June 26th. The only Walnut team in action at Creekside was the Bronco 12U all-stars. The Foal (Shetland-4) and Pinto 8U teams played on Thursday as well but at different locations.

The Walnut 12’s kicked off the Bronco Section 2 tournament against La Canada. Walnut fell behind early 5-0 but scored 6 runs over the next two innings to take a 6-5 lead. La Canada scored 3 runs in the 4th and 6th innings and held Walnut scoreless to take the opening game 11-6. Walnut bats were lead by Luis Barcenas with 2 triples and 2 runs scored. Walnut will next play Rowland Heights, who lost their first game Thursday night 18-1 to Charger Oak Blue, Friday at 7:45pm.

The Pinto 8’s won their fifth straight sanctioned game at the Pinto Region in West Covina against Whittier Navy 11-1. They will next play Charter Oak Saturday, June 28th at 2pm. The Foal 4U team played also played in West Covina at the Shetland-4 Region but lost to Anaheim 18-10. La Mirada is next on Saturday.

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