Byline: Dennis Maffezzoli
L.L. begins Thursday
The District 9 Little League (11- and 12-year-old) Tournament gets under way Thursday at three sites, including the Harold Avenue Sports Complex in Port Charlotte.
Four teams will compete in round-robin pool play with the top two advancing to the double-loss tournament, where the district champion will be crowned.
Thursday, Murdock plays Port Charlotte National at 6 p.m. and Punta Gorda tangles with DeSoto at 8 p.m. At 10 a.m. Saturday, P. C. National meets Punta Gorda at 10 a.m., followed by DeSoto and Murdock at noon. Pool play concludes Monday with Murdock against Punta Gorda at 6 p.m. …