LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - McNeese Cowgirls Softball Program will hold their annual softball tournament fundraiser September 24-25 at Frasch Park in Sulphur.
The tournament will begin on Saturday featuring ten colleges playing two sets of three games, one at 10 a.m. and the last at 6 p.m.
In addition, there will be approximately 30 youth tournament teams ranging from age groups 10 and under through 18 and under.
The 10-14 and under teams will compete as part of a USFA NIT event, accumulating points towards a World Series berth, and the 18 and under teams will play four round robin games.
Tournament teams will conclude the fundraiser on Sunday with the champions of the 10-14 teams being decided that afternoon.
Several hundred spectators are expected to be in attendance to support their favorite team.
"Fast pitch softball is a great venue and highlights the many years of hard work by the young ladies striving to reach their dream of playing in college. This particular event brings together those who have reached their dream and those just beginning their adventure," said Lucas Terracina, Booster Club President.
The Colleges playing on Saturday include: Louisiana Tech, Southern University, University of Louisiana at Monroe, LSU-E Junior College, Baton Rouge Community College, Galveston CC, Alvin CC, Angelina CC, Lamar State CC and Trinity Valley CC.