Despite the grueling 100-degree heat, the 54th Annual Southwest Men’s Baseball Tournament attracted 18 teams from Arizona and New Mexico. The tournament was held at the Salt River baseball field July 28-30. The SRPMIC-affiliated teams that participated in the tournament were the Mesa Indians, the Lehi Raiders and the Salt River Blue Jays. This year’s championship game was played between Team America from Guadalupe and the NM Roadrunners from New Mexico. The New Mexico Roadrunners were crowned champions with an overall score of 14-9.