The 2011 Cal Ripken 10 and under state baseball tournament will be played this weekend at Garick Farms Park on Boardman Road in New Milford.

Saturday's first game at 10 a.m. will feature the defending state champion New Milford Thunder against Bethwood.

Other teams participating will be Danbury, New Cannan, Newtown, Hebron, Coventry and the winner of a play-in game between Southbury and Stratford.

The double-elimination tournament offers four games on Saturday and four more Sunday, then continuing evenings Sonny Shaw Field, formerly known as `C." field.

Tournament sponsors are Hollandia Nursery and Candlewood Valley Motors.