Teams will play in 15-and-under, 14-and-under and 13-and-under divisions
The Sarasota Babe Ruth League will play host to three divisions — 15-and-under, 14-and-under, 13-and-under — in the Florida South Babe Ruth Tournament beginning Thursday and running through Sunday at Babe Ruth Park.
In the seven-team 15U are Auburndale, Fishhawk, Longwood, Tavares, Weston, Manatee and host Sarasota.
In opening round matchups Thursday, Manatee will play Weston at 9 a.m. with the winner coming back to play Tavares at 4:30 p.m. Thursday. Sarasota will face Auburndale at 2 p.m.
A champion will be crowned Sunday.
In the nine-team 14U tournament are Key West, Longwood, Naples, North Tampa, Northwest, Pinellas Park, South Sumter, Winter Haven and Sarasota.
Sarasota will play South Sumter at 2 p.m. Thursday. A winner will be crowned Sunday.
There are three teams in the 13U tournament: East Bay, Winter Park and Sarasota.
In the first-round, Sarasota will face Winter Park at 9 a.m. Thursday. The 13U champion title game will be Saturday.
The fields are located at 185 N Pompano Ave., off Fruitville Road behind Robarts Arena.
13-Under team — Clayton Dees, Daniel Gable, Justin Higgins, Gage Hinds, Cooper Middleton, Michael Mowduk, Matthew Page, Chase Preston, Luke Radcliffe, Andew Rhymestine, James Rieff, Matt Schafer, Jacob Traeger, Joel Vasquez-Garcia, Nathan Winterhalter. Coaches — Todd Williams, Michael Marquez, James Smith.
14-Under team — Gavin Bigi, Cole Dement, Rocco DePastino, Francisco Espinoza, Ayden Hinkle, Anthony Izzo, Cale Kreiger, Tyler Maszak, Tristan McGregor, Nicholas Montour, Andrew Nelson, Ryan O’Sullivan, Taylor Raridon, Mercer Steele. Coaches — Nick Susie, Carson Kyser, Garth Lisman.
15-Under team — John Anuszewski, Jay Cournoyer, Cameron Crawford, Lucas Daly, Jacob Eslinger, Marcus Glidewell, Michael Hendrickson, Zachary Marsh, Zach McIntire, Will Pacheco, Victor Snyder, Conner Stewart, Ryan Swartz, Xavier Vetri. Coaches — Rick Held, Rob Million, Josh Eslinger.