The 2018 North Carolina Dixie Boys and Jr. Dixie Boys Baseball Tournaments will be played July 14-18 at Town Creek Recreation Complex (Highway 17, Brunswick County). Columbus County will have a team in each division. The event will have an eight-team Dixie Boys double-elimination bracket and a four-team Jr. Dixie Boys round-robin bracket .
Winners of each bracket will advance to the 2018 Dixie Boys and Jr. Dixie Boys World Series tournament play in August at Bossier City, La.
The Columbus County Dixie Boys team will go against Duplin County at 2 p.m., in Saturday’s opening round of play, and the Columbus Jr. Dixie Boys will take the field on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. against Hope Mills.
Other teams in the Dixie Boys bracket are Hope Mills, Bladen County, Kings Mountain, North Granville, Sampson County and host Brunswick County.
Other teams in the Jr. Dixie Boys bracket are Bladen County and host Brunswick County.