PLAY BALL: Dixie Youth State Tournament begins in Troy

Published 5:15 pm Thursday, July 13, 2017

The Dixie Youth AAA and Majors state tournaments began today at the Troy Sportsplex featuring 23 teams from across the state.

The tournament kicked off with opening ceremonies Thursday afternoon with each team being introduced to the hundreds of fans in attendance.

Mayor Jason Reeves threw the opening pitch, and Public Relations and Tourism Director Sheila Jackson sang the national anthem.

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The games have officially begun, starting at 5 p.m. Thursday.The games will continue until Tuesday, when the state championship will be held.

For updates on everything going on in the tournament, make sure to follow the Troy Messenger on social media and the #Troy2State hashtag on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.