District Baseball Tournament set to begin

May 1, 2008

The District 7-AA Baseball Tournament is slated to begin on Thursday, with a pair of games in the play-in round.

The DeKalb County Tiger baseball team, the number-two seed, will host seventh-seeded Cannon County at 5:30 p.m. in the first official game of the tournament. WJLE plans live coverage from the DCHS Baseball Field. The winners in the play-in round move on to the double-elimination portion of the tournament, which begins Monday in Baxter.

Fourth-seeded Macon County will take on fifth-seeded Livingston Academy, Thursday at 6:00 p.m. while third-seeded Smith County is scheduled to battle sixth-seeded York Institute, Friday evening at 5:00 p.m. Play-in round games are at the site of the higher seeds.

Top-seeded Upperman has a bye for the play-in round, and will automatically move into the double-elimination portion of the tournament. The Bees will play the Macon County-Livingston winner, Monday at 7:00 p.m.

The winner between the Tigers and Cannon County will take on the Smith County-York Institute winner, Monday at 4:30 p.m.

The loser's bracket semi-final will be Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. with the winner's bracket final to follow at 7:00 p.m. The loser's bracket final is scheduled for Wednesday at 5:00 p.m. and the championship game will be Thursday at 5:00 p.m. A second and deciding game, if necessary, will be played immediately following the first championship game.

All games in the double-elimination portion of the tournament will be played at Upperman High School in Baxter.

Full Tournament Schedule

Play-In Round
#7 Cannon Co. at #2 DeKalb Co. - Thhursday at 5:30 p.m.
# 5 Livingston at #4 Macon Co. - Thursday at 6:00 p.m.
#6 York Institute at #3 Smith Co. - Friday at 5:00 p.m.

Double-Elimination Tournament (at Upperman High in Baxter)
Cannon-DeKalb winner vs. Smith-York winner - Monday at 4:30 p.m.
#1 Upperman vs. Macon- Livingston winner - Monday at 7:00 p.m.

Semi-Final Losers Game - Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.
Semi-Final Winners Game - Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.

Loser's Bracket Final - Wednesday at 5:00 p.m.

Championship Game - Thursday at 5:00 p.m.
Second Championship Game (If Necessary) - 7:00 p.m.

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