Cal Ripken 10U State Tournament gets underway at Johnson Park

Published 5:00 pm Friday, June 28, 2024

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The 2024 Cal Ripken 10U State Tournament opening ceremonies were held at Johnson Park in Andalusia Friday morning.

Andalusia Mayor Earl Johnson threw the first pitch to Dist. 1 City Councilman Joe Nix.

There are 22 teams competing in the tournament. Andalusia, above, and Covington County, below, are among the teams competing.

Teams from small parks will participate in one division, and teams from large parks will compete in a separate division. Andalusia, Covington County, Saraland, Westside, Spanish Fort, and Florence Navy will participate in the large park division. Participating teams in the small park division include Opp, Evergreen, Brewton, East Brewton, Flomaton, Northwest Escambia, Decatur American, Decatur Nationals, Florence Red, Monrovia, Sweetwater, Millry, Roanoke, Grand Bay, Robertsdale, and Bay Minette.

This marks the second consecutive year Andalusia has hosted a Cal Ripken state tournament following the state 8U baseball tournament in 2023.

For more information about the tournament and schedules through the weekend click here.