Update: Softball tournament begins with win for Cayman

Update Friday at 11:45 a.m.

The Cayman Islands Softball Association’s tournament at the Field of Dreams began Thursday evening, with an exciting win for the local women’s national team.

In a hard-fought opening game, Cayman’s women claimed a 13-12 victory against Cuba in the final moments of the game.

The Cuban women’s team and Cayman will meet again tonight at 6:30 p.m.

Cayman plays Cuba in the women’s softball tournament. – Photo: Alvaro Serey

In the men’s tournament, Cayman played Cuba late into the evening. The men’s team will face Jamaica tonight at 8 p.m.

Here is the full schedule:

Friday, Jan. 19

6:30 p.m. – Cuba vs Cayman (women)

8:00 p.m. – Cayman vs Jamaica (men)

Saturday, Jan. 20

2:00 p.m. – Jamaica vs. Cuba (men)

4:00 p.m. – Cayman vs. Cuba (women)

6:00 p.m. – Jamaica vs. Cayman (male)

Sunday, Jan. 21

2:00 p.m. – Jamaica vs. Cuba (men)

4:00 p.m. – Cuba vs. Cayman (women)

6:00 p.m. – Cuba vs. Cayman (men)

Monday, Jan. 22

2:00 p.m. – Cuba vs. Cayman (men)

4:00 p.m. – Cuba vs. Cayman (women)

6:00 p.m. – Jamaica vs. Cayman (men)

8:00 p.m. – Jamaica vs. Cuba (men)

Tuesday, Jan. 23

6:30 p.m. – Cuba vs. Cayman (women)

8:00 p.m. – Men’s Finals

Original story

Cayman’s softball teams are taking on regional teams from Cuba and Jamaica in a six-day international friendly tournament that began Thursday and continues throughout the National Heroes Day weekend.

The Cayman Islands Softball Association is hosting the games at the Field of Dreams, Jan. 18-23. Games start at 6.30 p.m. on weekdays and at 1 p.m. on weekends. The finals will be held on Tuesday evening.

This year, both male and female teams will be taking part.

Admission is free and all are welcome to spectate.