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8th annual Justin Sheftel softball tournament held

By Gina Johnson, Web Producer
Published On: Jun 21 2013 07:00:00 PM CDT
Updated On: Jun 22 2013 06:13:17 PM CDT

8th annual Justin Sheftel softball tournament held

SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP, pa. -

People from across the country were playing softball in Lehigh County to remember a man killed by a drunk driver.

The 8th annual Justin Sheftel Memorial Softball tournament took place at Parkland High School.

Justin was killed by a drunk driver while he was in Ocean City Maryland in 2005 celebrating senior week.

More than 300 people are back in the area this weekend playing in the tournament, which celebrates Justin's life and raises money for scholarships and local charities.

"This tournament has really continue to draw in the crowd from all over the country.  I know people have traveled from California and from different states all over.. so it really brings everybody back home just for something great," said Sasha Sheftel, Justin's sister.

The tournament ran through 9pm Saturday.