Memorial Day Fast Pitch Classic set for May 27, 28 in Johnson City

The fast pitch classic is taking place at Winged Deer Park Sports Complex on May 27 and May 28.

JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) – The 4th Annual Horton Sports Memorial Day Fast Pitch Classic is just around the corner. James Ellis and David Carmichel with Johnson City Parks and Recreation join us Tuesday to reveal how you can get signed up. The fast pitch classic is taking place at Winged Deer Park Sports Complex on May 27 and May 28.

The tournament will be played in two formats – two pool games followed by a double-elimination bracket to determine the champs.

Berths to the Tennessee ASA State Tournaments will be awarded to each of the top three teams in each division. An entry fee is $75 for 8 under coach-pitch and $200 for all other age groups.

All proceeds benefit Johnson City Parks and Recreation Foundation. For more information call (423) 747-9883 or email ellisjmha@charter.net.

About the Johnson City Women’s Fast Pitch League

The Women’s Fast Pitch league is the only league in the Tri-Cities and western North Carolina open to adult women. Those ages 16 to 17 may play with a guardian’s permission. Practice will begin the week of May 23 and games will begin the week of June 7 -10. Practice will be held at Metro-Kiwanis and Carnegie Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning at  6:30 p.m.  The cost: $300/per team ($5 fee for any non-resident on the roster).

You can register in-person at the Winged Deer Park Athletic Office Monday – Friday (8:30 am – 5:30 pm). Payment for an entry fee, a team roster, and photo identifications of each player are due at the time of registration for more info call: 423-283- 5822

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