Michigan Mavericks took third at tournament in Saginaw recently. They are front (L to R) Alex Skierski, Henry Schmidt, Derek Thornsberry, Brock Murphy and Luc Thornsberry; and back Aiden Furneaux, Colten Karbel, Colin Campbell, Ian Meyers, Landon Swain and Wyatt Cross.

TRI-CITY AREA — The Michigan Mavericks 11U baseball team claimed a second-place finish at a tournament in Saginaw recently.

The squad began tournament play on Saturday, June 19 with a 12-2 win against the Michigan Cyclones.

Later that day, they improved to 2-0 with a 6-2 victory over Saginaw Sugar Beets Boell.

The following day saw the Michigan Mavericks 11U baseball team down Saginaw Sugar Beets Boell, 7-6.

That placed them in the title game where Michigan Lumberman provided their opposition.

When the final out was registered, Michigan Lumberman prevailed via a 12-2 count.

Alex Skierski (Almont), Landon Swain (Almont), Ian Meyers (Almont), Colten Karbel (Almont), Brock Murphy (Almont), Colin Campbell (Almont), Henry Schmidt (Imlay City), Aiden Furneaux (Dryden), Derek Thornsberry (North Branch), Luc Thornsberry (North Branch) and Wyatt Cross (Davison) comprised the roster of the Michigan Mavericks’ squad.

Kevin Kissane has been covering high school sports for the Tri-City Times since 1985. When not standing on a field or court with his camera and notepad, he enjoys golf, travel and family. Kevin is a 1980 graduate of Capac High School, and is also a grad of St. Clair Community College and earned a degree in journalism from Central Michigan University.