Big Peach crowns its Memorial Weekend gay softball champs

With 19 teams from 11 states over three divisions, Hotlanta Softball League’s annual LGBTQ tournament took full advantage of the sunshine and summer-like temps for play on and off the diamonds on May 25-26.

Players repped queer softball far and wide. Teams came from Alabama, D.C., Indiana, North and South Carolina, Florida, Texas, Pennsylvania, Louisiana and Tennessee, in addition to the home squads from Georgia. Many of those states boasted more than one squad on the field.

Teams and fans flooded two metro Atlanta ballparks in D, C and E divisions to name champions at each level.

Atlanta teams took the top spots in both D and E and swept the places in E division. Photos from Saturday play appear below these top-place finishers in each division.

C Division
1st Orlando Sewer Rats
2nd Orlando Circus
3rd Atlanta Pitch Plzzz

D Division
1st Atlanta Vengeance
2nd New Orleans Southern Belles
3rd Tampa Bay Jokers

E Division
1st Atlanta Chargers
2nd Atlanta Wicked
3rd Atlanta Moonriders

Photos by Russ Youngblood