L-League teams start District 5 tournaments

Ron Howell
Sports Editor

Four Sweetwater teams are playing in District 5 Little League tournaments starting today.
The single-elimination tournaments, which are in Abilene and towns in the surrounding area, will continue throughout this week with the championship games scheduled for Sunday, June 2.
Sweetwater has two teams in the Minor League (ages 9-10) and Major League (11-12) divisions. In the Minor League, the Expos play Haskell No. 1 at 6 p.m. today at Abilene Wylie and the Titans face Haskell No. 3 at 8 p.m. today at Cal Young Park.
Sweetwater’s two Major League teams start play Wednesday. The Aces play Clyde No. 2 at Abilene Northern at 6 p.m., while the Royals will play Clyde No. 1 at 6 p.m. at Albany.
Sweetwater will join teams from Albany, Snyder, Jim Ned and Merkel in the District 5 county tournaments, and the two winners will then play the winners of Abilene’s city tournaments on June 2.