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Belize’s Best Softball Teams to Face Off in San Pedro
Press Release – San Pedro Town Council – April 13, 2011 – Nine male softball games will take place during the first annual High School Softball Cup in San Pedro Town organized by the San Pedro Town Council and the San Pedro High School. For the inaugural tournament the four teams that participated in the 2011 High School National Softball Championship will face off. San Pedro Town will welcome National Champions Belmopan Comprehensive School, National Sub- Champions Independence High School, St. John’s College and host San Pedro High School.

The action kicks off on Friday, April 29, at the Old Football Field with Belmopan Comprehensive School, two-time National Champions, taking on 2011 sub-champions Independence High School at 1:00 p.m.  After a day and a half of competition the championship action starts on Sunday, May 1, with the third place game at 9:00 a.m. and the championship game at 1:00 p.m. following an exhibition game between a San Pedro Selection and San Pedro High School Alumni Selection. A complete schedule of the High School Softball Cup is listed below.

At the completion of the tournament 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place trophies will be presented to the participating teams by Mayor Elsa Paz and San Pedro High School’s sports coordinator, Mr. Paul Kelly. Individual trophies for MVP, Most Wins, Most Strikeouts, Most Homeruns, Best Infield, Best Outfield, Most RBI’s and Best Batting Average will be presented by former San Pedro High School alumni softball standouts. Tournament Director is Marion Mejia of the San Pedro Town Council.

SCHEDULE

Friday, April 29, 2011
*Game 1 – 1:00 p.m. – Belmopan Comprehensive School vs. Independence High School
*Game 2 – 3:00 p.m. – San Pedro High School vs. St. John’s College

Saturday, April 30, 2011
*Game 3 – 9:00 a.m. – Belmopan Comprehensive School vs. St. John’s College
*Game 4 – 11:00 a.m. – San Pedro High School vs. Independence High School
*Game 5 – 1:00 p.m. - San Pedro High School vs. Belmopan Comprehensive School
*Game 6 – 3:00 p.m. – St. John’s College vs. Independence High School

Championship Sunday, May 1, 2011
*Game 7 – 9:00 a.m. – 3RD PLACE GAME – (No. 2 vs. No. 3) winner advances to the championship game to the face the No. 1 seed.
*Game 8 – 11:00 a.m. – Exhibition Game – San Pedro Selection vs. San Pedro High School Alumni
*Game 9 – 1:00 p.m. – CHAMPIONSHIP GAME (No. 1 vs. winner game 7)

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    Great Idea.  It is a real treat to all the champions to spend a fun-filled weekend in San Pedro.  It is an acknowledgment to their efforts.  Proud of The San Pedro Town Council and San Pedro High for coming up with such a fabulous idea.  And if it will be an annual event, let it always be San Pedro as a treat to the community.

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