Helena is hosting the Montana ASA coed B1 and C1 state slowpitch softball tournaments at Batch Fields this weekend.
Nineteen teams from around the state will participate in the two-day tournament. Play begins at 8 a.m. Saturday and continues Sunday with the championship games beginning at around noon.
Teams from Billings, Bozeman, Butte, Havre, Helena, Kalispell and Missoula will be playing in the event. Teams from this tournament qualify to move on to the Amateur Softball Association national tournaments in Reno, Nev.