Notre Dame softball, baseball earn top seeds in Section IV
Notre Dame will have two top seeded teams as the Section IV playoffs start this week for baseball and softball.
In Class D baseball Notre Dame (13-5) will host 16th seed Worcester (7-8) on Tuesday, May 21 with a 4:30 p.m.
If the Crusaders get past Worcester they will play the winner of eigth seed WAJ (9-4) and ninth seed Downsville (7-4) in the second round slated for Thursday, May 23.
Other opening round matchups include fifth seed Marathon (7-8) host 12th seed Richfield Springs (8-6), fourth seed Stamford (11-2) and 13th seed Charlotte Valley (6-6), third seed Milford (11-2) and 14th seed Margaretville (7-7), sixth seed Edmeston (13-5) and 11th seed Morris (8-6), seventh seed Deposit (8-8) and 10th seed Jefferson (9-6) and second seed Hancock (13-5) taking on 15th seed Gilboa-Conesville (7-7).
The second round is slated for Thursday, May 23, the semi-finals on Tuesday, May 28 and the championship game on Thursday, May 30 at SUCO.
In Class B baseball fourth seed Waverly (15-4), the Large School IAC South champions, will host fifth seed Susquehanna Valley (8-9) on Thursday, May 23 at 4:30 p.m.
The winner will travel to top seed Chenango Valley (12-4) on Tuesday, May 28 at 4:30 p.m.
On the other side of the bracket third seed Oneonta (12-6) will host sixth seed Dryden (12-6) while seventh seed Newark Valley (8-8) will travel to second seed Chenango Forks (10-5).
The semi-finals are slated for Tuesday, May 28 while the title game is set for Thursday, May 30 at Union-Endicott with a 4 p.m. start.
In Class C baseball sixth seed Tioga (12-4) will host 11th seed Harpursville (8-8) on Tuesday, May 21 with a 4:30 p.m. start. The winner will face third seed Unatego (16-3) on Thursday, May 23 at 4:30 p.m.
Other first round games include ninth seed SVE (9-7) traveling to eight seed Bainbridge-Guilford (12-3), fifth seed Trumansburg (11-5) hosting 12th seed Unadilla Valley (7-9), fourth seed Edison (15-3) hosting 13th seed Oxford (7-10) and seventh seed Sidney (13-5) hosting 10th seed Greene (10-8).
Seton Catholic (13-3) is the top seed while Lansing (16-1) is the second seed.
The second round is slated for Thursday, May 23, the semi-finals for Tuesday, May 28 and the finals for Thursday, May 30 at Broome Community College with a 4:30 p.m. start.
On the softball side Notre Dame (18-1), the IAC Large School South Division champs, garnered the top seed for Class C and will host the winner of eighth seed Lansing (11-8) and ninth seed Sidney (8-5) on Tuesday, May 28 at 4:30 p.m.
Seventh seed Tioga (11-8) will host 10th seed SVE (8-10) on Thursday, May 23 at 4:30 p.m. The winner will travel to second seed Edison (16-2) on Tuesday, May 28 at 4:30 p.m.
Other first round games include fifth seed Greene (11-5) hosting 12th seed Harpursville (6-8) and sixth seed Groton (12-5) hosting 11th seed Bainbridge-Guilford (7-9).
Third seed Seton Catholic (9-8) and fourth seed Union Springs (13-4) earned byes.
The second round will be played on Tuesday, May 28, the semi-finals on Thursday, May 30 and the title game on Saturday, June 1 at BAGSAI.
In Class B softball Waverly (12-3) earned the fourth seed and will host fifth seed Chenango Forks (8-10) on Tuesday, May 28 at 4:30 p.m.
The winner will take on either top seed Oneonta (16-1) or eighth seed Newark Valley (10-8) in the semi-finals on Thursday, May 30.
On the other side of the bracket third seed Chenango Valley (10-7) will host sixth seed Whitny Point (14-4) and second seed Windsor (16-1) will host seventh seed Susquehanna Valley (7-10).
The semi-finals are slated for Thursday, May 30 with the title game set for Saturday, June 1 at BAGSAI.