DYB Minors Tournaments Begin Friday

Published 4:30 pm Thursday, June 30, 2011

Dixie Youth Baseball Minors (AAA) Tournaments begin around Southside Virginia this weekend. Three Herald-area teams will participate in two separate tournaments beginning Friday.

District IV

Powhatan's Fighting Creek Park (behind the Powhatan YMCA) will host the District IV Tournament this year.

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Six teams (Scottsville is not participating in either DYB All-Stars Tournaments this year) will participate in the double-elimination tournament.

Goochland will play Powhatan National beginning at 5 p.m. That game will be followed by Cumberland vs. Buckingham at 7:30 p.m. Meanwhile on a different field at the complex, tournament host Powhatan American will play Amelia beginning at 7:30 p.m.

District V

Seven teams will participate in the District V Minors Tournament that begins on Friday in Charlotte Court House.

Prince Edward Farmville will play Dinwiddie American at 4 p.m. in the first of three games.

At 6 p.m. Blackstone will play Lunenburg, and at 8 p.m., host Charlotte will play Crewe-Burkeville. Dinwiddie National receives the first-day bye, and will begin play on Saturday.

The entire District V tournament can be heard on WVHL 92.9 FM, or on the Internet at www.wvhl.net.