An 8-and-under softball tournament will be held Friday and Saturday at the Bastrop High softball field.

Numerous teams from the surrounding area will compete in the double elimination tournament which gets under way today at 5 p.m. Saturday's action starts at 9 a.m. with the championship game scheduled for 9 p.m.

The tournament is a fund-raiser for the Louisiana Rippers '02 10-and-under travel team.