Baseball: 2017 Horizon National Invitational Tournament
March 12, 2017 by Les Willsey, AZPreps365
Horizon High, along with a handful of other local schools, host the annual Horizon National Invitational Baseball Tournament Monday (March 13) through Thursday March 16.
Four Arizona schools (Canyon del Oro, Brophy Prep and Pinnacle) and six schools from out of state comprise this year's field. Most games will be played at Horizon HS with a few hosted by Brophy and Pinnacle. This year's out-of-state contingent: Western High, CA; Cherokee Trail HS, CO; Carl Albert HS, OK; Stillwater HS, OK; Elk City HS, OK and Edmond Santa Fe HS, OK
The field is divided into two pools of five teams. Pool play takes place Monday through Wednesday with placement games taking up Thursday, capped by the 7 p.m. title game. Pool A: Horizon, Cherokee Trail, Carl Albert, CDO and Stillwater. Pool B: Brophy, Pinnacle, Elk City, Western and Edmond Santa Fe.
MONDAY MARCH 13
At Horizon HS: 9:30 a.m.-- Western. vs. Elk City; 12:30 - Carl Albert vs. Canyon del Oro; 3:45 Canyon del Oro vs. Stillwater H.S.; 7 -- Horizon vs Cherokee Trail. At Pinnacle HS: 12:30 -- Pinnacle vs. Edmond Santa Fe; 3:45-- Pinnacle vs. Western. At Brophy: 3:45 -- Brophy vs. Elk City.
TUESDAY MARCH 14
At Horizon HS: 9:30 a.m.- Elk City vs. Edmond Sante Fe; 12:30 -- Cherokee Trail vs. Carl Albert; 3:45 -- Horizon vs. Canyon del Oro; 7 -- Horizon vs. Stillwater. At Brophy Prep: -- 3:45 -- Brophy vs. Western; 7 - Brophy vs. Pinnacle.
WEDNESDAY MARCH 15
At Horizon HS: 9:30 a.m. -- Stillwater vs. Cherokee Trail; 12:30 -- Canyon del Oro vs. Cherokee Trail; 3:45 - Carl Albert vs. Stillwater; 7 -- Horizon vs. Carl Albert. At Pinnacle HS: 10 am. -- Edmond Sante Fe vs. Western; 1 -- Pinnacle vs. Elk City. At Brophy Prep: 3:45 -- Edmond Santa Fe vs. Brophy Prep.
THURSDAY MARCH 16
All games at Horizon HS
9:30 a.m. -- TBD; 12:30 -- TBD; 3:45 -- (2 games) TBD; 7 p.m. -- Championship (TBD).