BLOOMING GROVE–The Kerens Bobcats 12U baseball team won the district tournament title at Blooming Grove Wednesday, July 3 to earn a berth in next week’s state tournament.
The Texas Teen-Age Baseball Softball Association (TTA) district tournament was held Monday, July 1 through Wednesday, July 3, at which the Bobcats opened play July 1 with a 14-3 win over Alvarado. Also competing were teams from Rice and Itasca, the latter of which Kerens beat 6-4 in the district championship game.
The TTA 12U open-base baseball state tournament starts Monday, July 15 in Whitehouse, located near Tyler, and features the final 12 teams from around the state. Competition will take place at the City of Whitehouse Sports Complex, located at 12500 County Road 2133.
The other teams competing in Kerens' category at the state tournament are from Whitehouse, Rusk, Frankston, Brownwood, Ballinger, Mart, Leon, Chandler, Academy, Cameron and Belton.