Day 3 Schedule Update

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL - Due to darkness on Sunday, games will be pushed back on Monday.

The following is the estimated schedule for Monday. 

NOTE: Teams should still be ready to play at the ORIGINAL times in the event of shortened games or complete games that finish quickly.

9AM - Continuation of MO/OH

10:30AM - WI vs. Winner of MO/OH

12:30PM - IN vs. MI

2:30PM - IL vs. IA (Elimination Game)

4:30PM - KY vs. Loser of MO/OH (Elimination Game)

6:30PM - Winner of IN/MI vs. Winner of (MO/ON vs. WI)

Day 2 Update

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL - Rain started off our re-schedule and postponed the tournament start time until 1pm CDT.  Incredible work by the Village of South Holland Public Works Ground Crew to get the saturated field in shape to play.

The game scores as follows:

St. Clair LL(MI) 10 vs. Norridge Harwood Heights LL(IL) 2

Charlestown LL (IN) 13 vs. Grandview LL (IA) 3

Oak Creek LL (WI) 7 vs. Russell County (KY) 3

Poland Community LL (OH) 6 vs. Joplin Softball LL (MO) 2 – Game suspended due to darkness, Top of 5th Inning

The OH/MO game will continue at 9am on Monday, 7/23.  All subsequent games will be pushed back based on the ending of the continuation game.

Thank you to everyone for their patience, flexibility and understanding.

Games postponed to 1pm CT today

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL - The 9am continuation game has been postponed until 1pm CDT today pending weather and field conditions.  All subsequent games are postponed until further notice and re-working the schedule.

The tournament staff is exploring multiple contingency options including extending the tournament one (1) day.  We will provide updates as soon as reasonably possible.

Thank you for your patience, flexibility and understanding.

 

ALL GAMES CANCELLED - Schedule moves forward one day

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL - Due to field conditions, all games are cancelled for today, and the entire schedule moves forward one day.

Games tomorrow:

9AM - Continuation of MI vs. IL

11:30AM - IN vs. IA

3PM - WI vs. KY

5PM - OH vs. MO

Monday and Tuesday's schedule will change pending the outcome of Sunday's activities as well as weather and/or field conditions.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Rain delays Games 1 and 2

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL - Summer storms have delayed the first two games of the tournament.

The first game, MI vs. IL was suspended in the top of the 2nd inning with MI up to bat and leading 2-0.

The second game, Indiana vs. Iowa, originally scheduled to start at 11:30am CT has been postponed until approximately 1pm CT, pending field conditions.

The first game re-scheduled for 1pm CT will be further postponed pending updates from the field crew.

Thank you for your patience as we work through the weather and field challenges.

DAY 4 UPDATE

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL - The tournament finished with two great games that led to the tournament championship. 

Early in the day, Norridge Harwood Heights (IL) defeated Oak Creek (WI) in a closely fought game to then meet Poland Community (OH) for the Championship Game.  The Championship game was a tightly contested game where Poland prevailed, winning the Regional title for the second year in a row.

Congratulations to Poland Community Little League (OH) on winning the 2017 Central Region Junior Softball Regional Tournament.  Poland will represent Central Region at the Junior League World Series in Kirkland, WA.   The World Series starts on July 30 and runs through August 5th.

Thank you to players, managers, coaches, fans, friends and volunteers for another GREAT tournament and tournament experience!

GAME RESULTS:

Norridge Harwood Heights Little League (IL) 5 - Oak Creek Little League (WI) 1, Wisconsin is eliminated from the Tournament
Poland Community Little League (OH) 4 - Norridge Harwood Heights Little League (IL) 1, Illinois is eliminated from the Tournament

 

POLAND COMMUNITY LITTLE LEAGUE (OH) is the 2017 Central Region Junior League Softball Champion and representative to the 2017 Junior League Softball World Series.

 

DAY 2 UPDATE

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL - Weather forced the tournament to shuffle the schedule a bit, as well as eventually suspend a game due to darkness.

Sunday 7/23 results (Visitor (Score) / Home (Score), winner in BOLD)

9AM - OH (18)  vs. IN (0)
11AM - WI (7) vs. IL (4)
1PM - KY (14) vs. MO (9), Missouri is eliminated from the tournament.
3PM - MI (9) vs. IA (7) - Top 7th, SUSPENDED DUE TO DARKNESS, GAME WILL RESUME AT 8AM Monday 7/24
5:30PM - OH vs. WI - MOVED TO 3:30PM CDT, Monday 7/24

Note - there was a technical issue with the KY/MO game on GameChanger.  The final score is accurate, however, the scoresheet and stats will not be correct.

Schedule for Monday 7/24:

8AM - Continuation of MI vs. IA from 7/23, Loser is eliminated from the tournament.
9AM - IL vs. Winner of MI/IA, Loser is eliminated from the tournament.
11AM - IN vs. KY, Loser is eliminated from the tournament
3:30PM - Rescheduled OH vs. WI from 7/23, Winner to play for Tournament Championship
5:30PM - Winner IN/KY vs. Winner (MI/IA)/IL

Thank you to the teams and fans for being flexible and patient as we worked through the weather-based delays!  We look forward to another GREAT day on Monday!

DAY 1 UPDATE

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL - Due to the incredible work done by the South Holland Parks and Recreation Department, along with Mother Nature, the tournament was able to absorb a 2.5 hour delay and complete the originally scheduled games for Saturday!

Day 1 Games and outcomes (Vistors/Home - winners in bold):

Shelby Valley (KY) 1 vs. Oak Creek (WI) 8
Carroll County (MO) 2 vs. Norridge Harwood Heights LL 12
Poland (OH) 20 vs. Grandview (IA) 2
Charlestown (IN) 2 vs. Marysville (MI) 1

Schedule for tomorrow, Sunday 7/23 (All fields are neutral - coin flip will determine Home/Visitors one hour prior to game time):

9AM - OH vs. IN
11AM - WI vs. IL
1PM - KY vs. MO (Elimination Game)
3PM - IA vs. MI (Elimination Game)
5:30PM - Winner (OH vs. IN) vs. Winner (WI vs. IL)

Thank you to the teams and fans for being flexible and patient as we worked through the weather-based delays!  We look forward to another GREAT day on Sunday!