Sandlapper tournament begins Saturday

March 29, 2013 

The annual Sandlapper Invitational spring break baseball tournament begins on Saturday and runs through Wednesday of next week at Gilbert and Pelion.

The field features the two hosts teams, plus undefeated Airport (14-0 and ranked No. 3 in Class 3A), Spring Valley, Swansea and Batesburg-Leesville in the 12-team field.

The tournament schedule:

Saturday, March 30

At Gilbert: Buford vs. Gilbert (9 a.m.); Airport vs. North Augusta (3:45 p.m.); Spring Valley vs. Andrew Jackson (6 p.m.).

At Pelion: Pelion vs. Batesburg-Leesville (9:30 a.m.); Swansea vs. Edisto (noon); Bamberg-Ehrhardt vs. Laurens Academy (5 p.m.).

Monday, April 1

At Gilbert: Gilbert vs. North Augusta (11 a.m.); Andrew Jackson vs. Airport (1:30 p.m.); Spring Valley vs. Buford (4 p.m.).

At Pelion: Pelion vs. Laurens Academy (9:30 a.m.); Bamberg-Ehrhardt vs. Swansea (noon); Batesburg-Leesville vs. Edisto (5 p.m.).

Tuesday, April 2

At Gilbert: Gilbert vs. Spring Valley (9:30 a.m.); Airport vs. Buford (2:30 p.m.); North Augusta vs. Andrew Jackson (5 p.m.).

At Pelion: Edisto vs. Pelion (9:30 a.m.); Batesburg-Leesville vs. Bamberg-Ehrhardt (2:30 p.m.); Swansea vs. Laurens Academy (5 p.m.).

The tournament championship game is set for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Gilbert.

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