McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

June 11, 2014

Jr. Sunbelt update: Tennessee to play Texas in championship

By Matt Goisman
Sports Writer

McALESTER — By beating Oklahoma Gold early this morning, Tennessee punched its ticket to tonight's championship game against Texas at 8 p.m. at Mike Deak Field in McAlester. Tennessee beat Oklahoma Gold 9-4.

Tennessee's win knocked Georgia into the third-place game tonight at 5:30 p.m. at Mike Deak. Because Arizona beat Mississippi 3-2 this morning, Georgia will play Oklahoma Gold for third.

Arizona's win means it'll play MIssissippi in the fifth-place game today at 3 p.m. at Mike Deak.

Updated 2 p.m.: In the second round of morning round robin games, Texas beat Missouri 9-6 and Colorado beat Canada 8-1. Canada plays Missouri in the ninth-place game today at 3 p.m. at Eastern Oklahoma State College in Wilburton, and Colorado plays Oklahoma Blue in the seventh-place game today at 5 p.m. in Wilburton.

Final round robin standings (tiebreaker based on head-to-head record):

1) Texas 8-0
2) Tennessee 6-2
3) Georgia 6-2
4) Oklahoma Gold 4-4
5) Arizona 4-4
6) Mississippi 4-4
7) Colorado 3-5
8) Oklahoma Blue 2-6
9) Missouri 2-6
10) Canada 1-7
1) Texas 7-0 2) Georgia 6-2 3) Tennessee 5-2 4) Oklahoma Gold 4-3 5) Mississippi 4-3 6) Arizona 3-4 7) Colorado 2-5 8) MIssouri 2-5 9) Oklahoma Blue 2-6 10) Canada 1-6 - See more at: http://www.mcalesternews.com/localsports/x1396884536/Jr-Sunbelt-Classic-Day-5?zc_p=4#sthash.MQZpp1NG.dpuf
1) Texas 7-0 2) Georgia 6-2 3) Tennessee 5-2 4) Oklahoma Gold 4-3 5) Mississippi 4-3 6) Arizona 3-4 7) Colorado 2-5 8) MIssouri 2-5 9) Oklahoma Blue 2-6 10) Canada 1-6 - See more at: http://www.mcalesternews.com/localsports/x1396884536/Jr-Sunbelt-Classic-Day-5?zc_p=4#sthash.MQZpp1NG.dpuf

Contact Matt Goisman at mgoisman@mcalesternews.com.