Softball for a cause

By wbng sports

April 26, 2013 Updated Nov 4, 2013 at 3:28 AM EDT

Endicott, NY (WBNG Binghamton) 16 teams will do battle this weekend to raise money for a good cause.

It's the 10th year of the Mary Testa Coaches versus Cancer softball tournament.

This year, 16 teams will play at 4 different sights.

"Cancer has touched pretty much everybody in one way, shape or form and so we said lets raise some money for the American Cancer Society and so everything we make here, concessions, the raffles, the entry fees from the opposing teams all goes to the American Cancer Society," says organizer and U-E coach Jim Testa.

The tournament is in honor of Testa's mother, Mary, who lost her bought with cancer.

The tournament has raised nearly 30-thousand dollars over the past 9 years.

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