NEW BOSTON, Texas — The annual McDonald's New Boston Classic kicked off on Thursday afternoon at City Park.
DeKalb run-ruled both of its opponents in the earlier games. The Bears defeated Paris Chisum, 11-1, and New Boston's junior varsity squad, 13-3.
Queen City rolled past Foreman, 17-1, and host New Boston fell to Paris Chisum, 6-3.
Paris Chisum faces New Boston's first team at 12:30 p.m. today, followed by DeKalb and Paris Chisum at 2:30 p.m.
The Bears play Foreman at 4:30 p.m, and New Boston's junior varsity and Queen City square off at 6:30.
Queen City 17, Foreman 1
Justin Lance drove in the game's first run with his double to right-field, driving in Brent Walker from first base in the second inning.
Dylan Scott and Shawn Powell were both hit by pitches with the bases loaded, collecting a RBI on Lance and Braeden Yancey's run scored.
The Bears took a 4-0 lead when Colton Power scored on Logan Oas base on balls.
Powell and Scott both scored on a Foreman wild pitch, giving DeKalb a 6-0 lead over the Gators in the bottom of the second inning.
Tristan Mayfield clubbed a single in the bottom of the second inning, driving in Oas, adding to the Bears advantage, 7-0.
Yancey drove in Spencer Warren, giving DeKalb the 8-0 edge over Foreman.
Lance drove in two more runs in the inning, giving DeKalb a double-digit lead over the Gators in the second inning, 10-0.
All the DeKalb hitters scored a run in the second inning.
Scott's sacrifice fly to left-field, drove in Yancey from third base, giving QC a 11-0 lead over Foreman.
Lance advanced home on a Foreman wild pitch in the second inning.
Mayfield added his third RBI of the inning, singling to left field, driving in Power and Powell, giving the Bears a 14-0 edge over the Gators.
The Bears scored three more runs at the bottom of the fourth inning.
Quincy Robinson drove in Peyton Seagraves on his sacrifice fly for Foreman's first run of the game, at the top of the fifth inning, 17-1.
The game was called due to the run rule.
Paris Chisum 6, New Boston 3
Paris Chisum broke the scoring drought at the top of the second inning.
Jacob Johnson, Espn Blyton and Kenyon Fortner, each singled and drove in a run in during the second inning, giving the Mustangs a 3-0 cushion over New Boston.
Tyler Strain scored from second base on a Chisum fielding error in the bottom of the third inning, cutting the Mustangs lead, 3-1.
Kaleb Ball clubbed a 2-run double to left-field in the top of the fourth for the Mustangs, driving in Johnson and Fortner, giving Chisum a 4-run edge over New Boston, 5-1.
Levi Weems received the win on the bump for Chisum.
Layn Hall scored on a throwing error for the Mustangs, adding to Chisum's cushion over the Lions, 6-1.
Brian Reid added a 2-run single in the bottom of the fifth inning for the Lions, driving in Trent Graham and Kyle Atkinson, slicing the Chisum lead, 6-3.
The game was called due to time-limit.