But not before District 16 hosts the Senior Softball and Minor
Baseball Section 2 Tournaments at Montrose Park, beginning this
afternoon at noon and 1 p.m., respectively.
Roughly $1,000 in expenses -- which comes out of the District 16
budget -- and a month of organizing goes into the annual Section 2
Tournaments held by District 16, which has chosen to host the
tournaments at Montrose Park for the first time in six years.
"[Our goal is] to run a well-organized tournament that our guests
are able to enjoy," Ritchie said.
"It's nice when [team's] managers or presidents come over and
thank you and tell you they had a great time."
Glendale, the defending World Series champions, highlights the
Senior Softball Tournament and will begin its quest for back-to-back
titles at 1 p.m. against the District 18 representative.
The District 17 and 51 representatives will square off at 3:30
p.m. in a first-round game.
The championship game of the four-team, double-elimination
tournament will be held at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. An if-necessary game
would be played 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.
The Crescenta Valley 9- and 10-year-old Baseball squad, mentored
by Dan Mulcahey, is one of the four teams in the double-elimination
CV (3-1) -- which defeated Jewish War Veterans, 10-3, on Thursday
to win the District 16 title -- will face the District 18
representative at 2:30 p.m. today in a first-round game. The District
17 and 51 representatives will play at noon in the other
The championship game will be held at 5 p.m. Wednesday. An
if-necessary game will be played at 5 p.m. Thursday.
The Foothill-Tujunga Junior Softball team, coached by Ron de
Lamare, will begin its quest for a Section 2 title at 1 p.m. Sunday
at Canyon Country Little League Field against the District 18 or 51
The CV 9- and 10-year-old Softball squad will start the Section 2
Tournament at Monte Vista Little League Field at 4 p.m. today against
the District 17 representative.
The Foothill-Tujunga Senior Baseball team, coached by Dave Evans,
will begin the Section 2 Tourney at 7 tonight at South Pasadena
Little League against the District 18 representative.