Olivia Ford Invitational is Saturday

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Four Little League teams from Marion County and four from Nelson County will battle each other in The Olivia Ford Invitational this Saturday, April 21, at Graham Memorial Park. Start times for games are set for 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Ford was a member of the 9-10-year-old Marion County All-Star softball team that won state in 2012. The team was the first local All-Star softball team to win state. Marion County defeated North Oldham 2-1 to win the title. Ford had an RBI single in the game. She was also a member of the 11-12 All-Star team that won state in 2013. They defeated Clay County in 11 innings, 3-2.
Ford was killed in a car accident on Feb. 25. She was a junior at Marion County High School, and was on track to graduate early.