By CHUCK HATHCOCK
Postseason action is just around the corner for all-star teams.
Both the Grenada Youth League and the Grenada Parks and Recreation will have teams competing in most age groups.
Flowers-Perry Park will be the site of the North State 10-year old tournament. Action is scheduled to begin July 5. A total of 15 teams will compete in the three-game guarantee event.
Grenada Parks and Recreation opens the tournament against Horn Lake. The Grenanda Youth League squad is scheduled to play Oxford.
Other opening round matchups in the tournament include: Tunica-Greenleaf (Tate County); Hernando-Water Valley; Batesville-Pontotoc; Senatobia-Southaven American; and Bruce-Greenwood. Southaven National has a first-round bye.
Eupora will host the tournament beginning June 28. There will be a total of nine teams in that event.
Grenada Youth League faces Starkville in its opening round contest. Other matchups will be Louisville-East Central, Saltillo-Columbus, and Eupora-Houston. Greenwood gets the bye.
Louisville will be the host town for this age group starting July 5. There will be a total of 14 teams competing.
Grenada Youth League begins play against West Point American. Grenada Parks and Recreation faces Columbus American in its first game.
The rest of the bracket has Starkville-Clinton, Louisville-West Point National, Winona-Union, and Columbus National-Greenwood. East Central and Hamilton have opening round byes.
The host site for this event will be Batesville beginning July 5. Eleven teams make up the bracket in this age division.
Grenada Parks and Recreation faces J.P. Hudson of Batesville in its opening game. Grenada Youth League is matched up with Hernando.
In other games, Strayhorn faces Water Valley and Horn Lake takes on Senatobia. Southaven National, Greenwood, and Southaven American all get first-round byes.
Batesville will host a total of 13 teams beginning June 28.
Grenada Youth League faces Southaven National in its opening game.
Other games include Southaven American-Pontotoc, Greenwood-Marshall County, Hernando National-J.P. Hudson, and Calhoun County-Tate County. Hernando American, Senatobia, and Horn Lake all have opening round byes.
Horn Lake serves as host in this age division. A total of 11 teams will take part in this tournament beginning June 28.
Grenada Parks and Recreation opens action against Pontotoc. Grenada Youth League will play the winner of that game in the second round.
Other first-round games are Hernando-Marshall County, Clinton-Southaven, and Tunica-Horn Lake. Olive Banch and Tate County have first-round byes.
Winona is slated to host this division. Action begins July 5.
Grenada Youth League plays Oxford in its opening round game.
Calhoun County American and Winona have first-round byes.
The first-round games include Southaven National-Hernando, Strayhorn-Greenwood, Horn Lake-Tunica, Southaven American-Water Valley, and Calhoun County National-Clinton.
Winona Parks and Recreation will serve as the host site of this tournament beginning June 28. Eight teams are bracketed for the event.
Grenada Youth League opens play against Columbus. Grenada Parks and Recreation faces Greenwood. Other games include Starkville-Hamilton and Starkville-Winona.