Hundreds of softball players from across the southwest region are ready to play ball.

The well-known Torrance National Tournament started today with the first preliminary game featuring Torrance vs. Downey at Wilson Park. Thirty-two teams from California, Nevada, New Mexico and Texas will be competing all week with the gold championship this Saturday. Games will be played across the South Bay.

More information about the 2017 brackets are available on the TnT website.