Sixteen teams and their fans filled the Liberal Baseball Complex Saturday and Sunday for the first Liberal Diamond Classic. The Liberal Bulldogs won the tournament going 4-0. They beat the Hooker Horny Toads 5-4 in the championship. Liberal defeated a team with players from Scott City, Sublette, and Holcomb 12-7 in the semis and Hooker scored two in the seventh to defeat Hugoton in the semis.
The Cimarron River Rattler 14's won their tournament in Liberal going 4-0 beating Beaver 13-0, Guymon Gray 18-0, Hooker 13-2, and Hugoton 12-3. All of the games were run rules.
The Rattler 13's took third out of eight teams.