On Friday June 13th, opening day of the Nations tourney in Bowling Green, the 16u Hawks faced Bobcat baseball.
The Hawks came out hitting the cover off the ball, many players reached base safely and the Hawks mercy ruled them 12-1. Later in the day on Friday the Hawks faced the Ohio Dynasty. In a back and forth game, the Dynasty came from behind and defeated the Hawks 10 -8.
The second day of the tourney, the Hawks were scheduled to face the Ohio Surge, which proved to be a very good team, but the Hawks were able to defeat them 7-5. At this time, the teams were seeded for bracket play and the Hawks were set to face the Ohio Dynasty once again. This time, they were victorious with a last at bat come from behind victory 8 -7. This was good enough to get them into the semi-finals on Sunday.
Sunday, the Hawks opened the day playing the top seed in the tourney, the Ohio Surge. They had to play them once again. It was a close, well pitched game, but the Hawks lost 4 to 1. The Hawks ended up finishing 3rd in the tourney. The Ohio Surge won the tourney, with their only loss being to the Hawks.
The Hawks ended up with a 3-2 record in their first tourney of the season.