High Desert Classic Baseball Tournament

High Desert Classic Baseball Tournament

by Richard Tripp

Albuquerque will once again be host to one of the premier summer baseball tournaments in the southwest, as the 10th Annual High Desert Classic Baseball Tournament gets underway Thursday, July 5, at nine Albuquerque High School baseball fields.

This year’s field will include 36 teams with 13 teams form Albuquerque, two Las Cruces teams as well as four from the Farmington area and two from Santa Fe and one from Los Lunas, Moriarty and Socorro, representing New Mexico.

Teams have traveled from as far away as Mesa and Glendale, Arizona to Denver, Colorado to participate in the four-day event.

Teams are broken up into nine groups, with four teams in each group. Each team will play eachother once. . The teams will then be separated into groups based on their records within round-robin play. The teams with the best records from each group, will be placed into a 20 team bracket. The balance of the teams will be placed in a 16-team group. All teams participating in the 20-team bracket have the opportunity to play eight games to determine a true divisional champion.

Play will begin on Thursday afternnon at 1:00 at the following locations, Highland, Albuquerque, La Cueva, Eldorado, Sandia, Valley, Manzano, Cibola and Rio Grande High Schools. Games will also be played at 10:30, 1:00 and 3:30.

Action will continue Friday at 8:00, 10:30, 1:00 and 3:00 as well.

The tournament will conclude Sunday, starting at 8:00 and 10:30 with the championships scheduled for 1:00 and 4:00.

For more information, log onto www.newmexicobaseball.com.

See below for tournament games and times.

 

Thursday, July 5
1:00
3:30
FIELD
TEAMS
TEAMS
Albuq. High
Farm. NAATAANII vs El Paso (Cats Green)
Longmont ,Colo (White) vs Abq.
Post 1
Cibola
Abq. ABA Jr. vs Socoro
Grand Junction, Colo vs Abq
Cougars
Eldorado
Abq. Heat vs Las Cruces Titans
Flagstaff (Peaks) vs Abq. Post 49 (Eldorado)
Highland
Abq. Hornets vs Las Cruces Post 10
Mesa, Az. Vs Longmont State Farm Red
La Cueva
Thorton, Colo vs Abq. Post 49 ( La Cueva)
Farmington Drillers vs El Paso
Manzano
Farmington Cardinals vs Santa Fe Horsemen
Arvada, Colo. Vs Abq. Bombers
 
Rio Grande
Denver, Colo vs Abq. Ravens
Farmington Bandits vs Santa Fe
Los Diablos
Sandia
Glendale, Az vs Abq. Diablos
Abq. Grays vs Los Lunas Tigers
Valley
Tuscon, Az. Eagles vs Abq. Pirates
Abq. Thunder vs Moriarty

 

 

 
 
 

Friday,  July 6
8:00
10:30
FIELD
TEAMS
TEAMS
Albuq. High
Post 13-El Paso (Green)
El Paso (Green)-Longmont (White)
Cibola
Abq. Cougars-Abq. ABA Jr.
Abq. ABA Jr.-Grand Junction
Eldorado
Flagstaff (Peaks)-Las Cruces (Titans)
Abq. Heat-Flagstaff (Peaks)
Highland
Mesa, Az-Abq. Hornets
Longmont State Farm Red- Abq.
Hornets
La Cueva
Post 49 (La Cueva)-El Paso (Cats Gold)
El Paso (Cats)-Thornton
Manzano
SF Horsemen-Arvada Cats
SF Horsemen-Arvada Cats
Rio Grande
Abq. Ravens-SF Los Diablos
Farmington Bandits-Denver
Sandia
Abq. Diablos-Abq. Grays
Abq. Grays-Glendale, Az
Valley
Abq. Pirates-Abq. Thunder
Abq. Thunder-Tuscon Eagles

 
 

Friday, July 6
1:00
3:30
FIELD
TEAMS
TEAMS
Albuq. High
Longmont (White)-Farm. NAATAANII
Post 13-Farm. NAATAANII
Cibola
Abq. Cougars-Socorro
Socorro-Grand Junction
Eldorado
Abq. Heat-Abq. Post 49 Eldorado
Las Cruces Titans-Abq. Post 49 (Eld)
Highland
Longmont (Red)-Las Cruces Post 10
Mesa, Az-Las Cruces Post 10
La Cueva
Thornton-Farmington Drillers
Post 49 La Cueva-Framington Drillers
Manzano
Farmington Cardinals-Arvada
Abq. Bombers-Farmington Cardinals
Rio Grande
Abq. Ravens-Farmington Bandits
Denver-SF Los Diablos
Sandia
Los Lunas-Glendale
Los Lunas-Abq. Diablos
Valley
Moriarty-Tuscon
Moriarty-Abq. Pirates

 

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