Fun, sun and exciting competition highlighted this year’s Poi Pounder Baseball Classic held during the Veterans Day holiday weekend in Hilo.
The four-day tournament attracted 24 teams of children ages 9 to 14 years old. After 51 games played under modified Pony League rules, one Kona and two Hilo- based teams emerged as champions of their respective age-group division.
Those division champions and runners-up are:
Mustang Division: (9- and 10-year-olds)
1st Place Lil Soljahs (Kona)
2nd Place Andrews Braves (Hilo)
Bronco Division: (11- and 12-year-olds)
1st Place Andrews Braves (Hilo)
2nd Place Kona Crush (Kona)
Pony Division: (13- and 14-year-olds)
1st Place RBI-Red (Hilo)
2nd Place Big Island Baseball Orioles (Hilo)
Tournament organizers wish to thank and congratulate all the players, coaches and parents who helped to make the event a huge success.
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