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Denison hosts 8U state softball tournament

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DENISON, TX --- Denison Parks and Recreation is hosting the Texas Teen-age Association Softball League 8 and under state tournament this week.

More than 100 teams compete in the league with only 14 making it this far and wouldn't you know it two are from Denison and another two are from Sherman.    

It's a four day tournament finishing up Thursday night.  Assistant Tournament Director Robert Lay says hosting a state event like this are big for the area.

"It's a great thing for our community, to bring people from out of town to see what we have to offer. We really try to make it a great experience for the girls more than anything," Lay said.

"It's really nice to work with the Chamber of Commerce and some of the local businesses, they come together and offer really good deals for the teams coming in. So it really is a community oriented event," Lay said.

All the games are played at Culppper Softball Complex and Waterloo Baseball Complex.