The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

April 18, 2014

Battle on the Border” begins tonight

By Jonathan Deal

ARDMORE — Six Limestone County softball teams will compete in a 16-team softball tournament that begins at 4 p.m. today in Ardmore

The annual “Battle on the Border” varsity softball tournament will feature teams from Alabama and Tennessee. Athens, Ardmore, Clements, East Limestone, Elkmont and West Limestone represent Limestone County.

Games will be played at Ardmore High School and John Barnes Park in Ardmore. Pool play is Friday. Single elimination begins at 1 p.m. Saturday.

The teams will compete in two separate divisions.

The following is Friday’s schedule involving Limestone teams:

Athens vs. New Hope, Field 3, 4 p.m.

West Limestone vs. Falkville, Ardmore High School, 4 p.m.

Ardmore vs. Lexington, Field 4, 4:30 p.m.

Clements vs. Fyffe, Field 1, 5:20 p.m.

Lexington vs. Elkmont, Field 4, 5:50 p.m.

Clements vs. Madison Co., Field 1, 6:40 p.m.

Huntland vs. East Limestone, Field 3, 6:40 p.m.

Giles Co. vs. Elkmont, Field 4, 7:10 p.m.

Ardmore vs. Fyffe, Field 1, 8 p.m.

Brooks vs. East Limestone, Field 3, 8 p.m.

North Jackson vs. W. Limestone, Ardmore High School, 8 p.m.