PENDER – Youth baseball teams competing in the Bronco and Pony divisions officially know who they’ll match up against Monday and Tuesday night during first round competition.
According to a release from Pender-Thurston Summer Rec, Bronco games will open tonight (July 20) while first round Pony games will begin on Tuesday, July 21. Each bracket will have eight teams.
In the Bronco division, #4 Wayne Blue will face the #5 Wayne White at 7 p.m. with the winner/loser taking on either #1 West Point Patriots or #8 West Point Twins. The other half of the bracket features #3 Howells-Dodge vs. #6 Wakefield and #7 Pierce vs. #2 Pender. Second round action will be played on Wednesday, July 22 with the championship and consolation games held on Friday, July 24.
For the Pony division, Wayne will open as the #2 seed against #7 West Point Twins. Opposite of Wayne/West Point Twins is #3 Wakefield vs. #6 West Point Patriots. The other half of the bracket will feature #1 Oakland vs. #8 Howells-Dodge and #4 Pender vs. #5 Pierce. Second round games will be held on Thursday, July 23 with the championship and consolation round to be played on Saturday, July 25.