Independence Park Hosting Cal Ripkin Tournament
Independence Park in Piggott is hosting the Cal Ripkin 12-and-under District Two tournament Friday through Sunday, June 16 to 18, with six regional teams in the bracket. Included are the host team from Piggott along with Rector, Corning, Walnut Ridge, Pocahontas and Delta.
Three games will be played tonight, Friday, June 16, with two games at 6 p.m. and a lone game at 8. The two early games will feature Piggott and Walnut Ridge in one contest while Corning will take on Pocahontas in the other. The Rector squad will take on Delta in tonight's late game.
Pool play continues at 10 a.m. Saturday with Rector facing Walnut Ridge and Piggott taking on Corning. At noon the Pocahontas and Delta squads will face off.
Based on seeding determined by the won-loss record from the first two rounds, the games to determine the fifth and sixth seeds will be played at 2 p.m.
The winners will advance to one of the final three games will be played Sunday. A pair of games will be played at 1 p.m. with the final contest slated to start at 3.