Sixteen area softball teams will start their season off, participating in the Seventh Annual Lead Off Classic Aug. 30 and 31 at Troy Buchanan High. Some games will be played in the Troy Fairgrounds Park on Field One.
Teams competing include Troy Buchanan: Bowling Green, Francis Howell Central, Highland, Hillsboro, Columbia Hickman, Lafayette, Palmyra, Wentzville Timberland, St. Joseph’s Academy, Fort Zumwalt South, Fort Zumwalt North, Waynesville, Windsor, Winnetonka and Winfield. Each team will play four games.
Winfield will play Fort Zumwalt South in the first round and Troy Buchanan will meet Windsor. Both games will start at 2 p.m. The championship game is slated for Aug. 31 at 5 p.m.