- Last Updated on 12:22 PM 04/23/12
- BY Joe Chandler
A new round of tournaments begins tonight with the Halifax County South Dixie Youth Baseball League hosting the District 2 Dixie Youth Baseball Major League West Sub-District Tournament at Cluster Springs. Also tonight, the District 7 Dixie Softball Tournament will conclude at the Mary M. Bethune Complex with the Halifax County National and Halifax County American Angels teams clashing at 7 p.m. in the Angels division championship game.
As if that were not enough, the best-of-three-game playoff series to determine the Dixie Youth Baseball District 2 AAA League (Minor League) championship gets underway on Saturday with East sub-district champion South Hill facing West sub-district champion Halifax County South.
The first game of the playoffs will be played Saturday at 2 p.m. in South Hill. Game two will be played Sunday at 6:30 p.m. at Conner Field in Cluster Springs at the Halifax County South Dixie Youth Baseball facility. If a third game is needed, it will be played Monday at 7 p.m. in South Hill.
In tonight’s opening round of the District 2 Dixie Youth Baseball Major League West Sub-District Tournament, South Boston will face Halifax in the first game at 6:30 p.m. with tournament host Halifax County South facing Scottsburg in the nightcap at 8:30 p.m.
Tournament play will continue on Saturday with the losers of tonight’s two games squaring off in the first game at 6:30 p.m. The winners of tonight’s two games will face each other at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday.
Action will continue on Sunday with a game at 8:30 p.m. That game will follow the Minor League tournament game, which is scheduled for 6:30 p.m.
The tournament will continue on Monday night with a single game at 7 p.m. If another game is needed, it will be played Tuesday at 7 p.m.