Wounded Warriors return to Sulphur for softball tournament - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Wounded Warriors return to Sulphur for softball tournament

Battle on the Bayou, 2012. (Source: Facebook) Battle on the Bayou, 2012. (Source: Facebook)
SULPHUR, LA (KPLC) -

The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team will face Jennie Finch-Daigle and her team of all-stars at the Battle on the Bayou II softball tournament at McMurry Park in Sulphur this weekend.

The two-game tournament will be held Friday and Saturday, with batting practice starting at 5 p.m. each day, followed by the Home Run Derby and an on-field parade for veterans at 6 p.m. Games start at 7 p.m. both days.

Admission is $10, and tickets can be purchased at all Calcasieu Parish McDonald's locations. Proceeds will go toward the projects of the WWAST, which is a part of the Wounded Warrior Project.

Veterans and active-duty servicemen who lost their limbs in Iraq and Afghanistan make up the WWAST. For more information check out their Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/BattleOnTheBayou/timeline.

Batting for Finch-Daigle's team are former Dallas Cowboy David LaFleur, former NBA player and Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Calvin Murphy and former MLB pitcher Casey Daigle.

For more information on the tournament, visit http://www.wwastswla.com/.

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