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Dixie Belle State Softball Tournament

Event Starts: Sat, Jul 8th, 2017 10:00 am


The Cheraw Recreation & Leisure Services Department will be hosting the Dixie Belles, ages 13-15, State Softball Tournament, beginning this Saturday, July 8th at the Cheraw High School softball field.

There will be eight teams in the double-elimination event, with the winner advancing to the Dixie Softball World Series in Sumter on July 29th. The weekend event will begin with the coaches meeting at 5:00 pm and that will be followed by the players banquet at 7:00 pm in the Cheraw High School Gymnasium. Krystan White, the starting shortstop for the University of South Carolina softball team, will be the guest speaker.

The tournament will begin early Saturday morning with a 10:00 am clash between Latta and Union and that will be followed by a 12:00 noon matchup between Goose Creek and Florence. The afternoon session will begin at 2:00 pm with Jefferson facing Lake Marion, while the final game of the day will start around 4:00 pm, with the host Cheraw squad taking on Six Mile.

Sunday's games will start at 1:30 pm with the Latta-Union loser playing the Goose Creek-Florence loser, while the Jefferson-Lake Marion loser will meet the Cheraw-Six Mile loser at 3:30 pm. The winners bracket will start at 5:30 pm with the Latta-Union winner squaring off with the Goose Creek-Florence winner, while the final game of the day will feature the Jefferson-Lake Marion winner against the Cheraw-Six Mile winner at 7:30 pm.

The games on Monday will begin at 4:00, 6:00, and 8:00, while Tuesday's contests will be at 6:00 and 8:00, with the championship game slated to start at 11:00 am on Wednesday morning.

Admission will be charged for the State Tournament games and that will be $6.00 for adults and $4.00 for students.

This will be a great chance to come out and watch the best 13-15 year old softball players in the state of South Carolina perform, as they play for a State Championship and a berth in the Dixie Belles Softball World Series.

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