WAKEFIELD – Two of the Wayne youth baseball tournament teams began the weekend in Wakefield during the Mid-Summer Classic.
From Graves Park, the Wayne Ponies took on Norfolk while the Wayne Broncos faced the West o Hawks on Friday.
During the Pony Division, Wayne picked up a 10-2 victory over Norfolk to improve to 7-4.
Gavin Anderson doubled, drove in three runs and scored twice while Brodey Munter and Drew Reinhardt both singled twice and scored twice.
Parker Patefield singled and scored twice; Herwin Bernal singled and scored; Blade Nelson singled; Mason Heikes accounted for a RBI and run scored as Carter Wiese added a RBI.
Anderson (28) picked up the win in two scoreless inning not allowing a hit and striking out two batters. Brodrick Tiedtke (36) pitched two innings allowing one run off one hit while striking out one batter. Nelson (26) worked an inning allowing one run while striking out and walking two batters each.
1 2 3 4 5 R H E
4 0 5 0 1 10 8 7 – Wayne
0 0 0 1 1 2 1 4 – Norfolk Steel
The Wayne Pony Tournament team will next face O’Neill at 11 a.m. on Saturday.
In the Broncos Division, Wayne suffered a 13-3 loss to the West o Hawks falling to 8-3.
Jackson McMenamin singled and drove in two runs; Colston Starzl singled, double and scored while Maddux Heithold doubled. Blake Smith singled and drove in a run; Easton Endicott singled as single runs came from Kash Haase and Camden Hall.
William Patefield (93) suffered the loss in five innings allowing 13 runs (11 earned) off 16 hits while striking out two batters and walking four.
1 2 3 4 5 R H E
4 0 2 4 3 13 16 1 – West o Hawks
0 0 3 0 0 3 6 2 – Wayne
The Wayne Bronco Tournament team will next face O’Neill at 6 p.m. on Saturday.
The Wayne Didget Tournament team (2-4) will play two games on Saturday in the Mid-Summer Classic in Wakefield. Wayne will open the morning against Ashland-Greenwood at 8:30 a.m. before competing against Dakota Thunder at 8:45 p.m.