Softball tournament to have eight teams

Men's softball tournament action will continue across the state including on Saturday at Baldwin for the Troutarama Invitational. (Star file photo)

Men's softball tournament action will continue across the state including on Saturday at Baldwin for the Troutarama Invitational. (Star file photo)

BALDWIN – The Troutarama softball tournament in set for Saturday at Hollister Park and event organizer Curt Gravitt said eight teams have been finalized for the double elimination tourney.

Action will begin at 8:30 a.m. and continue into Saturday evening.

Participating teams are from Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, Leroy and other surrounding areas.

The last tournament was 2018. The 2019 event was canceled because of a rain storm and the 2020 tournament did not take place because of COVID.

All games will go seven innings.

Gravitt is currently accepting registrations for the 2021 Labor Day weekend tournament at Hollister Park. It will be double-double elimination tournament.

“It looks like it’s going to be a good turnout on that tournament,” Gravitt said. “I have seven teams as of right now.”