Beginning Friday, Sterlington’s sports complex will be rocking. For the third straight year, it will host the Dixie World Series. The facility has five different fields, using turf.
As a host, Sterlington will automatically field two teams in the tournament. The Dixie boys (ages 13 and 14) will meet the squad from Jefferson, Louisiana, with first pitch set for 6:30 p.m. on Friday. The Dixie juniors (age 13) will face Halls, Tennessee, Friday at 6:30.
Tournament host director, Scott Bruscato checked in with NBC 10 Sports,
“24 teams coming, one half are 14 year olds, the the other half are 14 year olds, ” says Bruscato. “It’s going to be great baseball. We’ve got teams coming from 11 different states. The opportunity to see different teams play. We’re going to have a fireworks show on Friday night at the conclusion of the opening round games around 8:30-8:45 depending on when they end.”