Bartow County recreation softball all-stars open GRPA district tourneys
Three different all-star softball teams representing the Bartow County Parks & Recreation Department will begin play in Georgia Recreation and Parks Association District 5 championship tournaments beginning Monday.
Bartow County will be represented in the 8U coach pitch division, 10U machine pitch division, and 12U division.
The 8U and 10U tournaments will be hosted by Whitfield County Parks & Recreation at Westside Park. The 12U tournament will be hosted at Alto Park in Rome.
GRPA District 5 8U Coach Pitch - Softball
Bartow County plays Gordon County in the opening round Monday at 8:15 p.m. at Whitfield County’s Westside Park. Other teams in the double-elimination tournament include host Whitfield County, Calhoun, Pickens County, Cedartown, Trion, Summerville, Rome, Dalton, Rockmart, and Murray County. The tournament continues through Friday, June 29 with an “if needed” game scheduled for Monday, July 2.
Bartow County 8U roster: Emmalee Stensvold, Shyia Woods, Emilee Brinson, Reagan Fletcher, Sariya Ray, Kadence Gleason, Ellisa MacDonald, Layla Whitener, Lilli Wear, Keely Rena Blalock, Taylor Abernathy, Kaymin Arrants.
GRPA District 5
10U Machine Pitch - Softball
Bartow County received a first-round bye and opens tournament play Tuesday night at Westside Park in Whitfield County at 6:15 p.m. against Monday night’s Summerville/Cedartown winner. Other teams in the double-elimination event include host Whitfield County, Rockmart, and Trion. The tournament continues through Thursday night.
Bartow County 10U roster: Summer Waits, D’Ambria Callahan, Olivia Woods, Haven Clardy, Kennedy Stephens, Bailey Ryan, Bailey York, Jordan Bishop, Abby Dekoker, Faith Swinks, Ella Goble, Lydia Johnson, Abby George.
GRPA District 5
Alto Park in Rome is the site for the 2018 GRPA District 5 12U tournament. Bartow County opens the event against Dalton at 6:00 p.m. Monday night. Other teams include host Rome, Paulding County, Gordon County, Whitfield County, Pickens County, and Murray County. The double-elimination tournament continues through Thursday night.
Bartow County 12U roster: Kelsey Gleason, Kylie Perine, Jordan Clay, Hayley Dillow, Chacy Gosselin, Heather Gilbert, Chelsea Bates, Taff Bradley, Grace Childers, Madison Abernathy, Harley Owens, Savannah Mayfield.