HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Pikeville set to honor former player this weekend

18th annual Lyndel Potter

Memorial tournament

begins tonight at PHS

The No. 18 jersey will always live deep in the hearts of Pikeville High School softball players.

Pikeville will play host this weekend to the 18th annual Lyndel Potter Memorial tournament, with games getting underway tonight on the turf and dirt fields.

Potter, who played from 2000-02 for the Lady Panthers, was tragically killed in a car accident during the summer prior to her senior year.

There will be an opening ceremony before games begin tonight:

Here is a look at tournament games:

Friday’s Games

(Turf Field)

Pikeville vs. Magoffin County, 6 p.m.

Shelby Valley vs. Franklin County, 8 p.m.

(Dirt Field)

Lawrence County vs. Mingo Central, 6 p.m.

Jackson City vs. Grant County, 8 p.m.

Saturday’s Games

(Turf Field)

Pikeville vs. Grant County, 10 a.m.

Franklin County vs. Mingo County, Noon

Magoffin County vs. Grant County, 2 p.m.

Pikeville vs. Jackson City , 4 p.m.

First and second place game, 6 p.m.

(Dirt Field)

Shelby Valley vs. Lawrence County, 10 a.m.

Magoffin County vs. Jackson, Noon

Shelby Valley vs. Mingo Central, 2 p.m.

Lawrence County vs. Franklin Count, 4 p.m.

Third and fourth place game, 6 p.m.