Pete Jackson Tourney underway

Published 1:58 pm Friday, August 20, 2010

The annual Pete Jackson Memorial Prep Softball Tournament kicked off Thursday night, with the Lady Hornets in action twice.

Three games total will take place Thursday, as Poplarville meets West Harrison at 5 p.m., and then takes on Petal at 7:30. Petal and WHHS meet at 6:15.

The event takes a break on Friday, before returning on Saturday with a full slate of 10 games beginning at 9 a.m.

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Both Poplarville and Picayune will be in action on Saturday.

The Lady Tide takes on Petal at 9, Enterprise at 10:15 and Greene County at 12:45.

Poplarville faces Enterprise at 3:15, George County at 7 and Harrison Central in the final game of the tourney at 8:15 p.m.

Enterprise is the number one rakned team in the state.

Poplarville is 1-1 going into the event, after falling to Picayune 11-8 Tuesday.

The Lady Tide will host Vancleave tonight, putting their unbeaten 4-0 mark on the line before playing in the Pete Jackson Tournament on Saturday.