The Elkins Elks Babe Ruth League will be hosting its annual Fuzz Jones Invitational baseball tournament that begins Thursday at Robin Harvey Memorial Field.
A total of 12 teams, six from Elkins, three from Upshur County, two from Barbour County and one team from Pendleton County, will compete.
The 12 teams will be divided into four divisions, with four divisional champions.?The second best team in each divisional will earn wild cards.
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An Allegheny Insurance player slides into second base during last year’s Fuzz Jones Invitational at Robin?Harvey Memorial Field. This year’s tournament begins on Thursday.
After the week is complete, two-semifinal games and the championship will be held on Saturday, June 9, at 6:30 p.m. at Robin Harvey Memorial Field.
The Blue Divisional consists of Elkins Fordland, Upshur County (Blue) and Barbour County (FOP).
The Red Divisional includes Davis Trust Company, Citizens National Bank and Upshur County Green.
The Gold Divisional will be Broughton's Sports, First Central Bank and Upshur County Black.
The Green Divisional is Allegheny Insurance, Elkins Suzuki and Pendleton?County.
Thursday's games will be Elkins Fordland vs. Upshur County (black) at 6 p.m. and Davis Trust vs. Upshur County (Green) at 8:10 p.m.
Games on Friday include Citizens National Bank vs. Barbour County (FOP) at 6 p.m. and Broughton's Sports vs. First Central Bank at 8:10 p.m.
There are four games on Saturday starting at noon and they include Allegheny Insurance vs. Pendleton?County at noon, Elkins Fordland vs. Upshur County Green at 2:15 p.m., Upshur County Black vs. Davis Trust at 4:30 p.m. and Upshur County Blue vs. Suzuki at 6:45 p.m.
There will be four games on Sunday and they include First Central Bank vs. Allegheny Insurance at noon, Elkins Suzuki vs. Pendleton County at 2:15 p.m., Broughton's Sports vs. Pendleton County at 4:30 p.m. and Citizens National Bank vs. Upshur County (Green) at 6:45p.m..
Allegheny Insurance defeated Elkins Fordland in last year's invitational championship game.