Covering High School Sports in America
The Milwaukee Brewers claimed their final two games of the Area Code Games in Long Beach last week, defeating the Nationals 7-3 and the Rangers 3-1 to finish the week-long event at 5-0.

The Oakland A's finished in second place at 3-1-1 after beating the White Sox 9-2 on the final day and tying the Yankees 4-4 on Thursday.

The rest of the standings saw the Rangers and White Sox both finish at 3-2 while the Yankees went 1-3-1 and the Royals, last year's champs, finished 1-4.

Following are the scores from the final two days.


White Sox 7, Rangers 4
The White Sox used a three-run double by Ryan Lidge to edge the Rangers. Sheldon Neuse had the top hit for the Texas team with an RBI single in the third inning.

Athletic 4, Yankees 4
Jacob Gatewood had a three-run home run to pace the Athletics, but Conner Simonetti also knocked one out to help the Yankees secure the tie.

Royals 3, Reds 2
The Royals picked up the first win of the tournament behind the clutch hitting of Jack Meggs, who had a two-run double in the sixth.

Brewers 7, Nationals 3
Alex Jackson continued to wield the big stick for the Brewers with a triple. Milwaukee led 4-0 early in the game before the Nationals rallied to get within a run at 4-3.


Brewers 3, Rangers 1
The Brewers completed an unbeaten tournament by handing the Rangers their second straight loss. Elliot Barzilli had a key RBI single in the third inning to help give Milwaukee the early lead.

Yankees 3, Reds 1
The Yankees picked up their only win with a narrow victory over the Reds. Matt Thaiss provided two of the runs with a double in the first. Joe Wainhouse also had an RBI double in the sixth.

Athletics 9, White Sox 2
The Athletics had one of the best offensive outings of the tournament as six players drove in a run and a four Oakland pitchers allowed just two runs. Ryan Kirby led the offense with a pair of hits, including a double.