KINGSVILLE — The Alice Coyotes went unbeaten in two days of pool play Thursday and Friday at the Bishop tournament.

They’ll resume tournament play Saturday. They’re entering the tournament bracket in Bishop as a “1 seed.” Alice plays at 4:45 p.m. Saturday.

Alice scored four runs in the fifth inning and then held on to beat Class 4A H.M. King, 7-6, Friday afternoon in Kingsville.

The Coyotes’ rally was led off by an RBI single by Aaron Arellano. Sia Campos later had an RBI single to cut the lead to 6-5. Brian Gutierrez had a two-out hit and reached first on a Riviera error later in the inning. The hit scored two to give the Coyotes a 7-6 advantage.

Alice had seven hits in the game.

Pitcher R.J. Garcia was given the win. He gave up seven hits and four earned runs in five innings. He struck out six and walked two in the game.

Alice beat Riviera, 8-4, Friday afternoon. Freshman Jacob Guzman was given the win. He went six innings and gave up three earned runs and eight hits. He walked two and struck out three.

Mateo Saenz went 2-for-4 with three RBIs. Pete Beltran went 2-for-3 with an RBI and Garcia had two RBIs.

The Coyotes began the tournament with a 13-0 victory over Agua Dulce Thursday.

Pitcher A.J. Arellano threw four innings of shutout baseball against the Longhorns. Arellano faced 11 batters in the four-inning game. He gave up one hit and a walk while striking out eight.

Sophomore Isaiah Aguilar was 2-for-3 with four RBI and Gutierrez was 2-for-2 with an RBI. Senior Trey Jaramillo had a pair of RBIs. The Coyotes finished the game with eight hits and nine RBIs.

Alice is playing in the Sharyland Classic on March 1-3. The Coyotes’ first scheduled home game is March 6 against Kingsville.