High School Summer Baseball / Softball Leagues begins play at JPRD

If you enjoyed watching area high school baseball and softball teams play this past spring then you are in for a treat as the  Jackson Parish Recreation Department is hosting a 2021 Summer High School Baseball and Softball League. The six member High School B Baseball League began play this past Monday with the eleven member Softball League scheduled to start play this Thursday.

Schools participating in the baseball league are: Jonesboro-Hodge, Quitman, Saline, Calvin, Dodson and Haynesville. Each team will play a total of 10 games during the season that will run from June 14th – July 15th. All games are played on field #5, which is on the southeast corner of the complex. 

The Softball League consists of teams from: Weston, Cedar Creek, Montgomery, Downsville, Saline, Plainview, West Ouachita, Simsboro, Choudrant, Calvin and Quitman. Eleven games will be played each Thursday beginning with three games at 4:30pm, four games at 6:00pm and four games at 7:30pm Games will be played on Fields 1,2,3 and 4.

Weekly schedule

Date and Times Home Visitor
June 14th – 6:00pm JHHS Calvin
June 14th – 8:00pm Quitman Calvin
June 15th – 6:00pm Dodson Saline
June 15th – 8:00pm Dodson JHHS
June 17th – 6:00pm Haynesville Saline
June 17th – 8:00pm Haynesville Quitman

Thursday, June 17th Schedule

Time and Field Home Visitor
4:30 pm / Field 2 Downsville Weston
4:30 pm / Field 3 Montgomery Cedar Creek
4:30 pm / Field 4 Plainview Saline
6:00 pm / Field 1 Simsboro West Ouachita
6:00 pm / Field 2 Plainview Choudrant
6:00 pm / Field 3 Montgomery Calvin
6:00 pm / Field 4 Weston Quitman
7:30 pm / Field 1 West Ouachita Cedar Creek
7:30 pm / Field 2 Choudrant Saline
7:30 pm / Field 3 Simsboro Calvin
7:30 pm / Field 4 Downsville Quitman

Dixie Youth Baseball Coach-Pitch, 8U All Star Tournament begins Friday at JPRD


The Jackson Parish Recreation Department will play host to the Dixie Youth Baseball Coach-Pitch, 8U All Star Tournament beginning on Friday, June 18th and ending on Tuesday, June 22nd. Nine teams will compete on Fields 1 & 2 with the tournament beginning with two games scheduled to be played at 6:00 pm on Friday followed by two more at 7:30pm. Teams participating include: Jackson Parish, Winn Parish, Pineville, Jena, Sabine Parish, Tioga, LaSalle Parish, Rapides East and Alexandria. 

Representing Jackson Parish is: Jackson Ables, Gunner Brown, Jaxen Culpepper, Ryder Diffey, Maddox Graham, Grant Griffin, Levi Horshal, Tripp McBride, Shepard Norred, Bentley Ponder, Thatcher Savage, Caston Zimmerman. Coaches are: John Ables, John Culpepper and Ronald Savage. Team manger is Larry Ponder. 

Tournament Bracket

Little League All Star Softball Tournament begins play at JPRD on Friday 

The Jackson Parish Recreation Department Sports Complex will also play host to the Age 8-10, District 5, Little League Softball All Star Tournament beginning on Friday, June 18th and ending on Monday, June 21st. Seven team consisting of All-Stars from Bossier, SE Shreveport, Sterlington, West Ouachita, DeSoto Parish, Vivian and host Jackson Parish will play on Fields 3 & 4. Action begins at 6:00 pm on Friday with Bossier and SE Shreveport playing on Field 3 and Jackson Parish taking on West Ouachita on Field 4. DeSoto Parish faces Vivian on Field 3 at 8:00pm 

Tournament Bracket

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