MYRTLE BEACH, SC - It was a rough start to the East Coast Summer Nationals for the Akadema Elite 18U Select team on Wednesday, dropping a pair their first two games of the tournament, 8-0, to Chaos Showcase and 7-6 to the Carolina Comets in a pair of four inning games.   

(In the tournament, the games are limited to 90 minutes.)

After a rough first game, Akadema Elite battled back in the second, rallying from down to take a 6-4 lead. But the Comets, who took advantage of eight stolen bases in four innings, were able to come back, and with three in the bottom of the fourth for the victory.

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In game one, Chaos Showcase jumped out to an early lead, scoring five in the first and never looked back.

Akadema is back on the field today in a game against the Anne Arundel Hear at 1:15 p.m.

The weather should be more cooperative,  as the tournament was delayed twice on Wednesday by rain.

 

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