Defending state champion headlines BE tourney field

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 MOUNT WASHINGTON - Bullitt East baseball coach Jeff Bowles has assembled a top-flight field for this year’s Valu Market Charger Challenge which will be held on Friday and Saturday.

Heading the list of teams for the four-team round-robin event is 2011 State Champion Central Hardin. Also in the field is 2010 state runner-up Butler as well as a strong East Jessamine squad.

Action will start on Friday at 5:30 p.m. with Bullitt East taking on Central Hardin. At 8 p.m., Butler will play East Jessamine.

The action will then shift to Saturday with a 10 p.m. game against Sixth Region rivals Butler and Bullitt East facing off in the only regular season meeting between the two foes. East Jessamine and Central Hardin will then play at 12:30 p.m.

The second rotation of games on Saturday will have Central Hardin taking on Butler at 3 p.m. The final contest will have East Jessamine playing Bullitt East at 5:30 p.m.