Snacktown Showdown youth baseball tournament brings more than 1,000 players to region


More than 85 teams, more than 1,000 players and approximately 2,000 fans are expected to converge on York and Adams counties this weekend.


The Southwestern Outlaws baseball program and Utz Quality Foods are sponsoring the 2018 SnackTown Showdown youth tournament from Friday through Sunday.

This is the event's third year.

This year, 87 baseball teams, ranging in age from 8 and under through 14 and under, will compete. The teams hail from Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia and West Virginia. There are number of York County teams competing in each of the age divisions.

A total of 164 games are expected to be played at 20 fields in Hanover, Gettysburg, Jefferson and southern York County. 

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