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San Marcos 12U Bronco All-Stars heading to PONY South Zone Championship
The San Marcos 12U Bronco All-Stars will travel to Deer Park on July 24 to compete in the Protect Our Nation’s Youth (PONY) South Zone Championship.
San Marcos earned their berth in the tournament by taking second place in the South Zone Regional on July 1 in Buda. The All-Stars include Jacob Salinas, Antonio Mendez, Reyan Fonseca, Eden Mendez, Daniel Taylor, Mason Gamboa, Cole Wiatrek, Nate Blanda, Tylor Lewis, Charlie Helgeson, Evan Ferrel and Isaiah Reyes, with coaches Kevin Taylor, Chris Wiatrek and Richardo Mendez.
The team is scheduled for two pool play games, beginning with Southwest San Antonio on Thursday, July 25, at 3 p.m. and ending with Medina Valley on Friday, July 26, at 11:00 a.m. San Marcos’ record after pool play will determine its seed in the tournament, with elimination games starting on July 27. The winner of the South Zone Championship tournament will move on to the PONY World Series in Laredo on August 1.
The team has set up a GoFundMe fundraiser to help with travel expenses. If you wish to contribute, you can do so at https://www.gofundme.com/f/san-marcos-allstars-broncos-12u-zone-tournament. If you wish to donate to the San MarcosYouth Baseball Softball Association, you can do so at SMYBSA.firstname.lastname@example.org.