Dean Patterson begins Saturday

The 2018 version of the Dean Patterson Little World Series begins on Saturday with a half-dozen games on the slate at the Logan Township Youth Baseball Association Field.

Opening ceremonies begin at 10 a.m. The first game is at 11 a.m. The championship game is set for Saturday night, July 28, at 8 p.m. with the consolation game at 6 p.m. There is also a base-running contest and a home-run derby slated for Friday, July 27, slated for 6 and 8 p.m., respectively.

Saturday’s openers consist of:

n L.S. Fiore vs. Peterman’s Florist, 11 a.m.

n Penn England Farms vs. Park Home, 1 p.m.

n Kabello Contracting vs. Fiore True Value, 2:30 p.m.

n Wolf Furniture vs. Caracciolo’s, 4 p.m.

n Greenwood Meadows vs. Parson Copier Care

n Penn Med vs. Razor’s Edge, 8 p.m.

Other teams competing in the tournament include Williamsburg OIP, Burgmeier’s Hauling, Redline Nutrition, Biters Electric, Portage Moose, Sylvan Veterinary, Claysburg Pizza and Dean Patterson.

For a complete schedule, see today’s scoreboard page on B5.