The Volunteer Classic at John Logan College, SIU, Southern IllMiners stadium, Herrin HS and Carbondale HS--- was a huge success with over 40 recruiters and scouts in attendance
The So Illinois Bullets won the 5 game guarantee classic with a 10-0 6 inning victory over Southeast Mo Baseball Academy.
Springfield statesmen 17u team defeated Top Tier 17u eam 10-9 for the Consolation Championship.
24 teams competed in the 4 day affair---Teams pitching staffs were completely drained at the end of the tourney as teams had to play 7 games to win championships. All scores, statistics and stqndings are on the diamondsportspromotions.com website
The fun in the sun tourney at the same locations above will be played by 24 teams beginning this Thursday...Diamond Sports Promotions updates and pairings on he website
Some of schools at the tourney included:
Illinois State, Illinois, John Logan,Rend Lake,Valporaiso, Murray State, Eastern, Iowa, Indiana State, Wabash College, Quincy, Missouri State University, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale to name a few... most of the schools started at our tourney and spent two days in CArbondale area and then went to peoria to CentIllinois Outlaws tourney...