Reloaded Baseball to stage first invitational

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The Nassau GuardianSend an emailMarch 31, 2023 105 1 minute readFacebookTwitterLinkedInShare via Email

 Reloaded Baseball, a program designed to further develop young baseball talent, is staging its first invitational baseball tournament at the Baillou Hills Sporting Complex this weekend.

Reloaded Baseball, a program that came into existence in the interest of the further development of young baseball players in the country, is staging its first invitational baseball tournament this weekend at the Baillou Hills Sporting Complex.

The mini three-day tournament gets underway today and will run through Sunday, catering to young players in the Coach Pitch (eight-and-under – 8U), Minor (10-and-under – 10U) and Major (12-and-under – 12U) divisions.

The Reloaded Baseball invitational games are sanctioned by the Bahamas Baseball Association (BBA) and the group has entered into a partnership with the National Sports Authority (NSA) for the games to be held at the fields at the Baillou Hills Sporting Complex. Food and drinks will be on sale.

“Our focus at Reloaded is development and our goal is to walk our kids into scholarships through baseball and academic development,” said Peron Burnside, a coach at Reloaded and one of the organizers of the tournament. “We are a self-funded non-profit program and we have engaged our Family Island teams to join the development movement for our kids.”

Taking part in the three-day tournament are Reloaded Baseball, the Abaco Youth Baseball and Softball which is led by Troy Feaste, the Twin City Baseball League out of Palmetto Point, Eleuthera, which is led by Elline Sineus and Grand Bahama Athletics which is led by Oscar Greene.

The coaches and executive team include Peron Burnside, Mandell Curry, Tarah Curry, James Clarke, Lisa Bostwick Dean, Javier Bowe, Desmond Ferguson, Barry Nairn, Stephen ‘Bishop’ Beneby, Thalia Culmer and Kenue McPhee among others. The games will get underway at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, will continue at 10 a.m. on Saturday and run all day and the tournament will conclude on Sunday. The games on Sunday will start at 9 a.m. and the championship games will be held at 3 p.m.

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