The Seguin Little League Internationals All-Star teams began play over the weekend, as the Little League Specials were wrapping up play in the summer championship season.
For the Internationals, the 8-10 softball team was 1-1 going into last night’s game in Luling. They lost to New Braunfels, beat Cuero, 11-9, and played Lockhart last night.
The Major League softball team lost their first game to Lockhart in a slugfest, 20-18, and will play tonight at 8 p.m. in Halletsville.
The 8-10 baseball team is 1-1, after an opening round loss to Floresville, 14-10, and a 19-7 win over Canyon Lake. They play tonight to move in an elimination bracket game in Floresville at 8 p.m.
The 11-year-old baseball team is 2-0 after a lopsided win over La Vernia, 15-4, and then a squeaker over New Braunfels, 8-7. They played last night in Floresville against Canyon Lake.
The Major League baseball team lost its first game against Floresville 2-1 and were 0-1 heading into last night’s game against La Vernia in La Vernia.
The Junior League team is a perfect 2-0 after beating New Braunfels, 11-10, and La Vernia, 8-4, and will play tonight at Starcke Park at 7 p.m.
The Senior League boys are also perfect with two blowout wins, 24-3 against Stockdale, and 17-2 over New Braunfels. They play again tonight in New Braunfels at 7 p.m.
The results for Monday night’s games were not available at press time.
In the Specials tournaments, the 8-year-olds progressed undefeated through the first three games of the tournament, beating New Braunfels White on the way, 12-8, before facing them again in the two West Zone Championship games.
Just one game away from a district championship series with the East Zone winners, Seguin fell on two successive nights last week, losing the first game 11-3, but playing much better in the second game, only to fall 4-2 in a close, competitive contest.
The 9-year-old specials had a similar tourney, winning the first two games out of the gate, but falling on two successive nights in New Braunfels.
After a forfeit from Cuero, Seguin beat New Braunfels Blue 13-2, before dropping their last two games of the tournament, 13-11 to Floresville, and then 16-11 to New Braunfels Red for a third-place finish in the tournament.
The 8-year-old softball team won the West Zone, and played East Zone winners Halletsville for the district championship.
In a three-game series over the weekend, Seguin pushed Halletsville to the limit, falling 9-7 in game one Friday night, bouncing back for a 10-8 win on Saturday, but losing in the championship game, 9-7.
The 13-14 Specials finished the district tournament with a 3-2 mark, beating Nixon twice, and New Braunfels once, but falling in the finals to New Braunfels to finish second in the tournament.
Results for the 10-year-old baseball team were not available at press time.
Look for more game coverage later this week in the Gazette.