Firecracker Tournament opens today

June 28, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Doubling in size from eight to 16 teams, the 31st annual Firecracker Tournament opens today at three sites in Yakima with the host Yakima Pepsi Beetles scheduled to play twice at Parker Field.

The Beetles will play the Humboldt Seals at 4:30 p.m. followed by the CG Hustlers at 7 p.m. Yakima will complete play in the Red Division on Friday with a 7 p.m. game against the Spokane Crew at Parker Field.

The top eight seeds move into the championship bracket over the weekend while seeds 9-16 move into the consolation bracket. The championship game will be played Sunday at 4:30 p.m. at Parker Field.

Fields at Davis and La Salle will also be used in the tournament.

The Skagit Sox, last year’s Firecracker champion, is in the White Division with Walla Walla, the Spokane Heat and Columbia Basin Desert Dogs.


At Parker Field: Seattle Select vs. Kent Bulldogs, 9 a.m.; Kent Bulldogs vs. Columbia Basin River Dogs, 11:30 a.m.; Columbia Basin River Dogs vs. Pride Baseball, 2 p.m.; Yakima Pepsi Beetles vs. Humboldt Seals, 4:30 p.m.; Yakima Pepsi Beetles vs. CG Hustlers, 7 p.m.

At Davis: Skagit Sox vs. Columbia Basin Desert Dogs, 9 a.m.; Spokane Heat vs. Skagit Sox, 11:30 a.m.; Columbia Basin Desert Dogs vs. Walla Walla, 2 p.m.; Bellingham vs. Washington Senators, 4:30 p.m.; Pride Baseball vs. Seattle Select, 7 p.m.

At La Salle: Spokane Crew vs. Humboldt Seals, 11:30 a.m.; Frasier Valley vs. Mudville, 2 p.m.


At Parker Field: Skagit Sox vs. Walla Walla, 9 a.m.; Mudville vs. Bellingham, 11:30 a.m.; CG Hustlers vs. Humboldt Seals, 2 p.m.; Spokane Crew vs. CG Hustlers, 4:30 p.m.; Yakima Pepsi Beetles vs. Spokane Crew, 7 p.m.

At Davis: Pride Baseball vs. Kent Bulldogs, 11:30 a.m.; Frasier Valley vs. Washington Senators, 2 p.m.; Frasier Valley vs. Bellingham, 4:30 p.m.; Mudville vs. Washington Senators, 7 p.m.

At La Salle: Seattle Select vs. Columbia Basin River Dogs, 11:30 a.m.; Spokane Heat vs. Columbia Basin Desert Dogs, 2 p.m.; Walla Walla vs. Spokane Heat, 4:30 p.m.

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