Lancer Baseball Classic
Mar. 18-23: Reid Park Annex
Saguaro went 5-0 to claim the top spot of the Salpointe Lancer Baseball Classic last year and Canyon del Oro finished 4-1. In all, 23 teams from Arizona, Oklahoma, Missouri and Texas will be taking part in the invitational this year.
Enid, Oklahoma went 5-0 to capture the championship in 2017 and the Plainsmen are back after taking a year off. The team is 9-0 coming in. Blanchard, Oklahoma is also 9-0 while Sahuarita and Sunnyside both come in with an 8-2 record.
Monday, Mar. 18
Canyon del Oro (6-2) vs. Rincon/UHS (0-6), 1 p.m.
Staley, MO (0-0) vs. Desert View (1-9), 1 p.m.
Rio Rico (0-8) vs. Mountain View (4-7), 1 p.m.
Vista Grande (6-0) vs. Casteel (8-5), 4 p.m.
Catalina Foothills (7-4) vs. Cholla (3-9), 4 p.m.
Empire (3-5) vs. Pusch Ridge (4-4), 7 p.m.
Salpointe (7-2) vs. Marana (5-2), 7 p.m.
Blanchard, OK (9-0) vs. Sunnyside (8-2), 7 p.m.
Enid, OK (9-0) vs. Sahuarita (8-2), 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Mar. 19
Casteel vs. Marana, 10 a.m.
Blanchard vs. Empire, 10 a.m.
Cactus (3-6) vs. Mountain View, 1 p.m.
Enid vs. Rincon/UHS, 1 p.m.
Buena vs. Rio Rico, 1 p.m.
Saguaro (6-6) vs. Desert View, 4 p.m.
Flagstaff (5-3) vs. Cholla, 4 p.m.
Canyon del Oro vs. Sahuarita, 7 p.m.
Salpointe vs. Vista Grande, 4 p.m.
Sunnyside vs. Pusch Ridge, 7 p.m.
Flagstaff vs. Catalina Foothills, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Mar. 20
Vista Grande vs. Marana, 10 a.m.
Cactus vs. Rio Rico, 10 a.m.
Faith Christian, TX (3-6) vs. Catalina Foothills, 1 p.m.
Sunnyside vs. Empire, 1 p.m.
Buena vs. Mountain View, 1 p.m.
Staley vs. Yuma (2-7), 1 p.m.
Rincon/UHS vs. Sahuarita, 4 p.m.
Faith Christian vs. Flagstaff, 4 p.m.
Saguaro vs. Yuma, 4 p.m.
Buena vs. Cactus, 4 p.m.
Enid vs. Canyon del Oro, 7 p.m.
Salpointe vs. Casteel, 7 p.m.
Saguaro vs. Staley, 7 p.m.
Blanchard vs. Pusch Ridge, 7 p.m.
Thursday, Mar. 21
Faith Christian vs. Cholla, 10 a.m.
Yuma vs. Desert View, 10 a.m.
Bracket Play: 7 p.m.
Friday, Mar. 22
Semifinals: 3 p.m.
Championship: 6 p.m.
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