'Panners blank Bears 11-0 in Grand Forks International Tournament

On Tuesday, the Goldpanners opened play in the 36th annual Grand Forks international baseball tournament.

Their first game in the tournament was against the Highline Bears.
In the first inning Mitch Berryhill got the Panners on the board when he scored on Jake Hazard's sacrifice fly.
The 'Panners would pour it on later in the game but that one run is all they would need.
Alex Vesia was on the mound and he was pretty close to perfect.
He pitched the full seven inning game.
Only allowing three hits and walking one. Vesia struck out six.
The Goldpanners bats came alive in the third inning when they put five runs on the board.
They added another in the fourth and in the fifth Berryhill had a three run double to push the lead to ten runs.
They tacked on another in the sixth.

The Goldpanners open the tournament with a dominant win, 11-0
The only inning the 'Panners did not score in was the second.

J-T Arruda scored twice and also drove in two runs.
They will continue Grand Fork Tournament Play on Wednesday.

The second game is Wednesday night against the North Sound Emeralds.
After that game, the Panners are back on the field early tomorrow with a game in the morning against the Everett Merchants.