BC Little League to host two-state tourney
Bridge City Little League has again been chosen to host Little League’s Sectional Two-State Tournament. The Bridge City District 32 winners will host teams from the Woodlands, Channelview and Beaumont for the four-day tournament at 7:30 p.m. Friday through Monday at BCLL Park. Admission is $3.
Both Bridge City teams play Friday at 5 p.m. Rick Dearing and Mike Taylor coach the 10-year-olds; and Wayne Scales and Matt Hubbard coach the juniors. The championship games will be played Monday.
Bridge City had a phenomenal All-Star season fielding nine All-Star teams and reaching the championship game in all nine leagues. Bridge City finished second with the 8-year-old boys, won championships with both the 9- and 10-year-old boys, finished second with the 12-year-old boys, won the 13/14-year-old junior league championship and finished second with the senior boys (15/16).
The 9/10-year-old girls again won district and plan to repeat as state champs. The 11-year-old boys and the 11/12-year-old girls will play their championship games Monday. Both are expected to win district titles and advance to sectionals.
The 9/10-year-old girls, coached by Frank Carpenter, will travel to the Channelview area for their sectionals. The 11-year-old boys, will travel to Beaumont for their sectional games, and the 11/12-year-old girls, coached by Troy DeRouen will also travel to Channelview Friday.
Bridge City had 905 children playing baseball and softball this season, with 79 teams.