Teutopolis Fastpitch Softball Memorial Tournament Scheduled

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Published on May 6 2014 11:27 am
Last Updated on May 6 2014 11:27 am
Written by Millie Lange

The 2014 Teutopolis Men’s Fastpitch Softball Memorial Tournament will be held Wednesday, May 21 through Sunday, May 25.

Teams entered from Teutopolis include Bushue Brothers Tree Service/Bud Light, Koerner Miller Lite, Donnewald Budweiser, Wessels Coors Light and Teutopolis KC 2874. Also in the tournament are Pinckneyville Lee Sports Falcons, Belleville Stallions, Central Illinois Knights, and new to the tourney this year Kelso Fastpitch from Kelso, Missouri.

Game times are Wednesday, May 21 and Thursday, May 22 at 7 and 8:30 p.m. The three games Friday, May 23 begin at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 24 games begin at 8:30 a.m. and will run all day. Sunday, May 25 is championship day starting at noon.

The tournament is a nine team, three game guarantee bracket.

"This is the strongest field of teams that this tournament has seen over the past few years," said Aaron Witges. "It includes most of the fastpitch teams that are still left in the state south of Champaign.

"There is no cost to come watch the tournament. There will be concessions available with candy, soda, gatorade, hotdogs, hamburgers and porkburgers. There will also be a beer garden for adult refreshment while watching the action. Proceeds benefit the Teutopolis Men’s Fastpitch League.There will be a 50/50 raffle on Friday night and another on Saturday night."