Archive for Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Bulldog baseball seeded third in regional, will face Pleasant Ridge

May 9, 2012

After going an even .500 through its first 18 regular season games, the McLouth High baseball team has earned a No. 3 seed in its Class 3A regional bracket. The Bulldogs (9-9) will face sixth-seeded Pleasant Ridge (6-12) at 5 p.m. Monday at Riverside High School in Wathena. The teams split a doubleheader on April 2.

If MHS defeats the Rams, it will advance to Tuesday's semifinal and take on No. 2 Wellsville (13-7), which received a first-round bye. The Bulldogs opened the season with back-to-back losses to WHS on March 29.

The regional championship game will be at 7 p.m on Tuesday, with the winner advancing to the Class 3A state tournament. State action will begin on May 25 in Manhattan.

MHS will wrap up its regular season slate at 4:30 p.m. Thursday when it welcomes Oskaloosa to town for a doubleheader.

First round games (Monday, May 14)

No. 1 Riverside receives bye

No. 2 Wellsville receives bye

No. 3 McLouth vs. No. 6 Pleasant Ridge — 5 p.m.

No. 4 ACCHS vs. No. 5 Maur Hill Academy — 5:30 p.m.

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