Prep Baseball & Softball

Mal Walton JV Baseball Tournament dates set

The 35th Annual Mal Walton-NWC Athletics 2015 Junior Varsity Baseball Tournament is scheduled to take play Friday-Saturday, May 9-10, at Lynden High School.

Burlington-Edison and Squalicum, Lynden and Meridian, Ferndale and Bellingham and Sedro-Woolley and Sehome makeup the tournament’s first-round matchups.

The championship game is slated for 2:45 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at Lynden’s varsity field.

The purpose of the tournament, written in a press release, is to give JV players an opportunity to play more games and to compete in a postseason tournament.

The tournament is dedicated to Mal Walton in recognition of the vast amount of time he put toward promoting baseball in Whatcom County.