- Last Updated on 08:26 AM 07/04/12
- BY The Gazette-Virginian
Nine teams, including the Halifax-County South Boston all-stars, will compete for the Dixie Baseball Pre-Majors State Tournament title in the tournament set to begin Friday at C.H. Friend Field in South Boston.
Halifax County-South Boston will play Goochland Friday at 7 p.m. in the opening day of the tournament.
The tournament begins at 10 a.m. Friday with a game between Mecklenburg and Carroll County, followed by a 1 p.m. game between Franklin County and Amherst.
Buckingham and Powhatan play at 4 p.m. before Halifax County-South Boston and Goochland play the opening-day finale.
A win Friday has Halifax County-South Boston playing at 7 p.m. Saturday, while a loss in its opening game has Halifax County-South Boston playing at 4 p.m. Saturday.
Amelia drew a bye for the opening day and plays the winner of the Franklin County-Amherst game at 10 a.m. Saturday.
Admission to the tournament is free for children under the age of 6.
Admission is $5 on opening day (Friday) for children ages 6-12 and $6 for adults ages 13 and up.
Admission for the remainder of the tournament is $4 for children ages 6-12 and $5 for adults ages 13 and up.
The extra $1 charged on opening day per person goes toward a Dixie Baseball scholarship fund.
The Dixie Baseball Pre-Majors state champion will travel to Guntersville, Alabama for the Pre-Majors World Series starting July 26.