A trio of Robinson Little League All-Star softball teams will be heading to the state tournament this weekend, July 19-24, in Fort Worth.
The 9/10 Pee Wee Girls, 10/11 Major Girls, and 13/14 Junior Girls All-Star teams will be representing Robinson when the teams hit the diamond beginning Friday, July 20.
With all three teams taking home district nine all-star tournament honors, the girls now have a shot to bring home another title when they compete in the 2012 Texas West State Little League Tournament (TWST).
The tournament’s official website can be accessed at http://texaswest.org/ (click ‘2012 Tournament Brackets’ to view individual team brackets).
The 9/10 Robinson Pee Wee Girls will get the ball rolling in the tournament when the team faces division 24 winner Willacy Co. on Friday, July 20, at 6 p.m. (check the Robinson Ringer this weekend for score updates).
Robinson’s Pee Wee girls defeated division two champions Lubbock 16-1 on Thursday, July 19, to advance to Friday’s game.
The winner of the matchup between Robinson and Willacy Co. will advance to the winner’s bracket in a game on Sunday, July 22, at 4 p.m., while the loser will face division 26 champion Bulverde on Saturday, July 21, at 9 a.m.
In the 10/11 Major Girls softball division, the Robinson team will battle division 24 champs Los Fresnos on Saturday, July 21, at 6 p.m. in the opening round of the tournament.
The winner will advance to play the winner of the matchup between Childress and Northside (Saturday, July 21, at 8:30 p.m.) on Sunday, July 22, at 12 p.m., while the lose will drop to the loser’s bracket to play the loser of the Childress vs. Northside game on Sunday, July 22, at 9 a.m.
Both the 9/10 and 10/11 softball tournaments will be held at Kelly Park, located at 417 Rockwood Park Drive, in Fort Worth.
Meanwhile, Robinson’s 13/14 Junior Girls All Stars will be facing the loser of the Eagle Pass vs. Lubbock matchup (Friday, July 20, at 5 p.m.) on Saturday, July 21, at 9 a.m.
The Robinson juniors advanced to the game after falling to Lubbock 5-1 in the opening round and defeating East Brownsville 8-5 on Friday, July 20.
If victorious, Robinson will move on to play the winner of the Eagle Pass vs. Lubbock game with a chance to win the championship.
The junior softball tournament will be held at All Saints High School, located at 9700 Saints Cirle, in Fort Worth.
According to the official TWST website, no admission fee will be charged although parking will cost $5 per day.