Isleta LL set to host District All-Stars

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The Little League All-Star season begins in earnest this weekend with three district tournaments on the softball side, all hosted at nearby Isleta Pueblo.

The district baseball tournaments also return to the area next week at the Enchantment Little League complex, beginning on Thursday evening.

This weekend’s trio of District 9 Little League Softball Tournaments begin with the six-team Major division tournament, which begins with two games at the Isleta Little League Complex, which is on the Isleta Pueblo just off N.M. 314.

Friday night’s games included Isleta/Yucca combined team vs. South Valley and Enchantment vs. Westgate. Both games start at 6 p.m.

Belen takes on the Enchantment-Westgate winner at 9 a.m. on Saturday. The Majors championship game of the double-elimination tournament is slated for Tuesday night at 5:30 p.m. with an “if” game on Wednesday at 5:30 if necessary.

Mount Taylor Little League of Grants is the sixth team in the Major division.

The four-team Minor division tournament begins on Saturday a 9 a.m. when Enchantment takes on Westgate, followed by the Belen-South Valley match up at 11 a.m.

The Minor division championship is also slated for Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. with the “if” game on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.

The senior division tourney is a two-team, best-of-three format pitting host Isleta against Mt. Taylor from Grants. Game one is Saturday at 2 p.m. Game two is scheduled for Sunday at 4:30 p.m. Game three, if necessary, takes place on Sunday at 4 p.m.

The Isleta Little League Complex will also be hosting the Seniors Division State Tournament, later in July.