Comporium tourney continues today, Saturday

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Prep baseball event at AJ, BHS

By The Staff

Play in the third annual Comporium Preseason Invitational wraps up Saturday at Buford Park where the Jackets will host four games. The action includes a seventh-place game, fifth-place game, third-place game and the championship game at 6 p.m.

The rain-plagued tournament was postponed last Saturday and the opening round was  Monday when AJ ripped Great Falls 20-5, Lancaster edged Indian Land 6-5, Buford fell to Central of Pageland 3-1 and Parkwood pelted South Pointe of Rock Hill, 10-0.

Rain and wet field conditions postponed action Tuesday and Wednesday. Play on Thursday had AJ facing Lancaster, Indian Land battling Great Falls, Buford meeting Parkwood and South Pointe facing Central.

Play today has AJ meeting Indian Land and Lancaster battling Great Falls at AJ. At Buford, the Jackets play South Pointe and Parkwood plays Central.

Comporium Communications is the event sponsor, with Founders Federal Credit Union serving as the corporate sponsor and Crenco Food Stores as the associate sponsor.

 “These sponsors have stepped up  and delivered for us,” Funderburk said. “They make a difference and we appreciate their support of high school baseball.”