SENIOR BABE RUTH BASEBALL
Pine Bluff Tigers 2, North Little Rock Colts 1
NORTH LITTLE ROCK — An inside-the-park home run by Jordan Stargell in the sixth inning broke a 1-1 tie, and the Tigers held on to win the Memorial Day Tournament.
Brandon Wade struck out seven to earn the tournament MVP honor. Brandon Starks and Stargell led all hitters going 2 for 2, and Jamar Johnson and Kirel Young had a hit apiece.
Pine Bluff Tigers 8, Smart Dodge 3
NORTH LITTLE ROCK — Cameron Banks struck out five, and Brandon Starks and Brandon Wade each went 2 for 2 to help the Torii Hunter-sponsored Tigers defeat Pine Bluff’s American Legion Junior club and advance to the championship game of the Memorial Day Tournament.
The championship game was played later Monday.
Pine Bluff Tigers 13, Little Rock Pythons 2
NORTH LITTLE ROCK — Aaron McDonald struck over five, and Kirel Young led all hitters going 4 for 5 as the Tigers decisively beat the Pythons.
Jamar Johnson, Monte Bolden, and Starks each had a hit for the Tigers.