Vienna loses state softball tournament

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PARKERSBURG, W.VA. (WTAP)- Vienna's Jackson Park softball complex will no longer be hosting the West Virginia high school softball state tournament.

Tuesday afternoon the State Secondary School Activities Commission announced that the tournament is being moved to the Little Creek Park softball complex in South Charleston beginning next spring.

The 24 team tournament had been held each May at the Jackson Park complex off of Rosemar Road for several years. 8 teams in 3 class battled for state championships. The 2 day event was a boon to area hotels and restaurants

The governing body of high school athletics in West Virginia awarded the tournament to the South Charleston group for the next 5 years are reviewing bids from different cities interested in hosting the tournament