Blacksox 15U Advance in Griffey World Series

The Burkburnett Blacksox 15U team rolled past Runyon Evolution of Colorado 16-0 in five innings in the opening round of the AABC Ken Griffey Jr. World Series in Surprise, Ariz.

Next, they'll face ABA of New Mexico, at 6:30 p.m. (Central Time) Tuesday in Round Two. The winner has a bye through to the Fourth Round on Thursday, and will be among the final six teams left in the Tournament.

ABA defeated Arizona's All-Star Baseball 3-1 Monday in First-Round play.

This is the first appearance by the Blacksox 15U in an AABC World Series.

The 15U team includes players from Rider, Iowa Park, Holliday, Windthorst, Henrietta and Burkburnett.