Tournament play for area Little League teams continues with the 8-10 year old baseball and softball Florida District 1 Little League action starting June 17.
Players representing the Destin Little League Association and named to the All Star team for 8-10 year old baseball are Fisher Baltzell, Braxton Beard, William Blanchard, James Boykin, Kadon Chapman, Jordan Figueroa, Luke Henderson, Christian Phillips-Cox, Gunnar Smith and Landon Ullrich. The manager is Douglas Ehrlich and coach is Josh Ullrich. This tournament will take place in Baker.
Destin will take the field at noon Saturday against South Walton. Other teams participating in the tournament include Niceville, DeFuniak Springs, Shalimar and Baker. This double-elimination tournament is scheduled to finish June 24.
As for softball, players named to the 8-10 year old Destin All Star softball team are Kyla Buehner, Izzy Douglas, Eleanor Dawson, Laura Lee Hill, Kiersten Martin, Shelby Plasier, Mykean Pope, Lilly Rudd, Addison Taylor, MJ Toth and Katrina Millie. Ed Douglas is manager and Carrie Plasier is coach. This tournament will take place in Destin at Dalton Threadgill Little League Park.
Destin doesn't take the field until Monday at 6 p.m. They will take on the winner of Saturday's Niceville vs. DeFuniak Springs game slated for 10 a.m. This tournament is scheduled to wrap up Wednesday.