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Two tournaments coming to Complex

SoVaNow.com / July 18, 2013
The Virginia Dixie Junior Boys state baseball tournament is coming to the Day Complex this weekend.

There are three teams involved - Franklin County, Carroll County and Halifax County.

Franklin County meets Carroll County in the tournament opener at 6 p.m. Friday.

Host Halifax County squares off against Carroll County at 1 p.m. in game two. Halifax County meets Franklin County in the third game Sunday at 2 p.m.

Game four will be held Monday, at 5 p.m. Game five, if necessary, will immediately follow.

The winner of the state moves on to World Series play in Columbus, Ga., Aug. 3-7.

Also this weekend, the Virginia Dixie Boys 14-year-old state tournament will be played at the Day Complex.

Buckingham and Goochland will be the East representatives, while Pulaski and Galax will represent the West.

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