The Greater New Orleans Synagogue Softball League originated over 30 years ago and this year involved teams from Touro, Sinai, Gates of Prayer, Beth Israel and Shir Chadash all competing for the championship trophy.

The championship game was held July 20 at Mike Miley playground between top-seeded Gates of Prayer, second seed Shir Chadash and Touro Synagogue, third seed. In semi-finals, Gates beat Beth Israel 14-7 and Touro defeated Shir Chadash 7-5. Gates went on to win the Epstein Championship Trophy.