Hotlanta Softball shows off its Big Peach over Memorial Weekend

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Of all the Memorial Day traditions in LGBTQ Atlanta, Hotlanta Softball League’s annual tournament for teams from across the country is one of the big ones. This year, Big Peach came with sunshine, moderate temps and extra spirit after a pandemic year off.

Two days of play Saturday and Sunday at Johnson Park and V-Plex determined the 2021 champs in three divisions. After softball days, players had a slate of bar nights to enjoy through the weekend.

Check out the Big Peach final standings, as well as photos from Saturday in our gallery below.

C Division
1st Orlando Fury Unleashed
2nd NOLA Skittles United
3rd Carolina Thunder

D Division
1st CBUS Fugitives
2nd ORL Swag
3rd FTL Bonquishas

E Division
1st CAR Thunder
2nd NOR Gunners
3rd ORL Royal Trash

Photos by Russ Bowen-Youngblood


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