Palm Harbor University hosts its annual Lady ’Canes Spring Classic, a 16-team softball tournament that includes some of the top programs in the area and state. East Lake, the defending champion, returns and faces two-time defending Class 3A state champion Admiral Farragut in the opening round Friday.
Lady ‘Canes Spring Classic
Where: Eddie C. Moore (Complex 1), 2780 Drew St., Clearwater
Admission: $10 for all-tournament pass (every game); $6 for daily pass
Friday: Bartow vs. Canterbury, 4 (Field 2); Sunlake vs. Strawberry Crest, 5 (Field 1); East Lake vs. Admiral Farragut, 5 (Field 3); Steinbrenner vs. Osceola, 5 (Field 4); Braden River vs. Academy of the Holy Names, 7 (Field 2); Sarasota vs. Palm Harbor University, 7 (Field 1); Calvary Christian vs. Land O’ Lakes, 7 (Field 4); Robinson vs. Lake Mary, 7 (Field 3).
Saturday: Consolation games, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; quarterfinals, 11 a.m.; semifinals, 3 p.m.; third-place game, 5; final, 7.