Baylor to Host State Softball, Baseball Playoffs

July 8, 1997

Nine state tournaments involving boys' baseball and girls' softball teams are scheduled from July 26-Aug.1 at the Texas State Little League Complex on the Baylor University campus.

According to Mike Witherwax, Texas state director, the tournaments are expected to bring approximately 560 participants and 120 coaches from 40 teams.

Pairings will have 9-10 year-old baseball participants on Norcross Field, with the championship game scheduled for Tuesday, July 29. The 9-10 year-old girls softball participants will play at Cooper Field, with the championship game also set for Tuesday, July 29.

Junior and Senior League baseball and softball will play on Ferrell Field with both championship games scheduled for Tuesday, July 29.

Big League baseball and softball will play on Hilton Field with each championship game scheduled for Tuesday, July 29.

Little League baseball and softball will be played on Hilton Field, with the championship games scheduled for Friday, Aug. 1.

At least 24 teams will stay in campus residence halls for the duration of the tournament.

All games are open to the public. The 9-10 year-old and Little League games are free, and an all-day pass for all other division games is $3 for adults and $1.50 for children.

For more information, contact Mike Witherwax at 756-1816.

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