Major district tournament features three area teams

Little League

KINGSFORD — Kingsford, Norway and Iron Mountain teams will battle for a berth in the Little League major baseball state tournament starting Sunday in East Kingsford.

Winner of the major baseball (age 12-under) district tournament advances to the state tournament later this month in Mount Pleasant.

The double-elimination district tournament begins at 1 p.m. Sunday with Kingsford meeting Escanaba. The second game at 3 p.m. pits Iron Mountain and Tri-County.

Norway faces the Kingsford-Escanaba winner at 5 p.m. Monday. The nightcap Monday at 7 p.m. matches the losing teams from Sunday.

The tournament could end Thursday or Friday.