Tucson Youth Sports

Tucson’s Desert Thunder, Marana’s Avengers in Flagstaff 16U bracket

The Tucson Desert Thunder and Marana’s Avengers are competing in today’s bracket play of the Cool Pines Beat the Heat tournament in Flagstaff.

The Avengers are playing this morning at 7:30 against the Arizona Scorpions of Tempe at Thorpe Park. The Desert Thunder, featuring up-and-coming pitcher Julia Holt, are playing at 10:50 a.m. at Thorpe Park against the Arizona SunCats of Scottsdale.

The bracket features 16 teams who were seeded after yesterday’s pool play. Desert Thunder went 2-1 yesterday and the Avengers were 1-2.

A team must win four games today to be crowned champion. The championship game is at 4:30 p.m. at Fox Park.

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