There's no shortage of youth baseball in the area this weekend as numerous local teams take to the diamond with hopes of extending their postseasons.
Maryland 9-10 Section Tournament
Hagerstown's National Little League, the District 1 champion, will play host to District 2 champ East Frederick National in a best-of-3 series. Game 1 will be played Saturday at 6 p.m. Game 2 is Sunday at 2, with Game 3 at 6 p.m. Monday, if necessary. The winner advances to the four-team state tournament in Baltimore next week.
Maryland Little League State Tournament (11-12)
Valley Little League, coming off its first District 1 title since 1983, opens play Saturday at noon against the District 5 (Northern Maryland) champion. The winner of that game will face District 2 champion Thurmont at 3:30 Sunday. All games will be played at Frederick National Little League.
The seven-team double-elimination tournament runs through Thursday.
Maryland Junior League State Tournament