Vidalia Invitational to take place this weekend

Published 12:05 am Tuesday, March 11, 2008

VIDALIA — For the second weekend in a row, Vidalia High School will host its own baseball tournament.

Last week, it was the snow-shortened Vidalia Baseball Classic. Starting this Thursday afternoon, it will be the Vidalia Invitational. Two local teams, Vidalia and Trinity Episcopal, along with Franklin Parish, Rayville and Minden will play in this three-day event.

The action starts on Thursday at 4 p.m. when Vidalia’s junior varsity team takes on Franklin Parish’s JV team. Then the Vikings will take on the Patriots in the varsity game at 6 p.m.

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Two varsity games will take place on Friday. Rayville goes up against Franklin Parish at 4:30 p.m., followed by Minden versus Trinity at 6:30 p.m.

Saturday will feature a quadruple-header of baseball with three of the four teams playing twice. First at 10 a.m., Trinity takes on Rayville. Then at noon, the Hornets take on Minden. At 2 p.m., the Saints battle Franklin Parish. The final game of the day will take place at 4 p.m. as Vidalia goes up against Minden.