Prep baseball, softball tournament pairings


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Tournament pairings were announced Sunday for Clinton County’s high school baseball and softball teams.

Blanchester in the Division II Cincinnati sectional and Clinton-Massie in the Division II Dayton sectional both earned No. 3 seeds. East Clinton was a 5-seed in Division III Dayton and Wilmington was 6-seed in Division II Cincinnati.

Blanchester was the highest seeded baseball team at No. 4 in the Division III Cincinnati sectional while Clinton-Massie was No. 6 in the Division II Dayton sectional. East Clinton was 18-seed in Division III Dayton sectional and Wilmington was 25-seed in Division I Cincinnati sectional.

There will be a $5 admission charge for each tournament game. League and school passes will not be accepted.

For county softball teams:

In the Division II Cincinnati sectional, 6-seed Wilmington (12-8) plays 5 p.m. May 9 at 2-seed Taylor. The winner will host 8-seed Goshen (8-11) 5 p.m. May 11.

Also in the Division II Cincinnati sectional, 3-seed Blanchester (12-7) plays 5 p.m. May 9 at home against 12-seed Wyoming (8-8). The winner gets either 4-seed Ross (8-9) or 10-seed Norwood (5-12) at 5 p.m. May 11.

In the Division II Dayton sectional, 3-seed Clinton-Massie will play 5 p.m. May 11 at home against either 12-seed Talawanda (6-14) or 15-seed Oakwood (2-19). Monroe (18-1) was the 1 seed while Greenville (19-3) was the 2 seed in Massie’s sectional.

In the Division III Dayton sectional, 5-seed East Clinton (8-8) will host 8-seed Bishop Fenwick (6-13) 5 p.m. May 8 with the winner playing at 1-seed Badin (20-1) 5 p.m. May 10.

For county baseball teams:

In the Division I Cincinnati sectional, 25-seed Wilmington (12-5) will host 30-seed Talawanda (6-14) 5 p.m. May 9. The winner plays at 6-seed Mason (14-6) 5 p.m. May 11.

In the Division II Dayton sectional, 6-seed Clinton-Massie (16-6) will host 20-seed Thurgood Marshall (3-6) 5 p.m. May 9. The next game for the winner is 5 p.m. May 11 against 8-seed Monroe (14-5) or 19-seed Meadowdale (1-14).

In the Division III Cincinnati sectional, 4-seed Blanchester (12-7) will play 5 p.m. May 10 against the winner between 5-seed Madeira (10-10) and 19-seed St. Bernard (0-14).

In the Division III Dayton sectional, 18-seed East Clinton (4-12) will host 20-seed Northridge (2-16) for a game 5:30 p.m. May 8. The winner advances to play at 1-seed Anna (14-5) 5 p.m. May 10.

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