Fifty teams in five age divisions from nine states will be in the area today as the Athletx Youth Baseball Nationals open at the Elizabethtown Sports Park.
With 28, Kentucky has the most representation in the field. The 12-under Brandenburg Ballhawgs are the only local team. Other states are Florida (five teams), Illinois (four), Missouri (three), Tennessee (three), Indiana (two), Ohio (two), Pennsylvania (two) and Texas (one).
There are eight teams in the 9-under division, eight in 10-under, 10 in 11-under, 16 in 12-under and eight in 13-under.