Sunday afternoon around Ohio, coaches of every baseball and softball team in Oho met around the state to complete the post-season tournament draw process, as the sectional tournament begins next week.
Tecumseh’s baseball team enters the sectionals with an 11-11 record, and was seeded #11 overall. They will open tournament play next Tuesday at Troy (11-10) at 5 p.m. The winner of that game will likely play at Fairborn on May 11 with the winner headed to the sectional finals to be held at Beavercreek.
The top-seeded Tippecanoe baseball team drew a bye in the opening round, as the 17-4 Red Devils will host a second-round game on Thursday, May 11 against the winner of Urbana/Shawnee. Should Tippecanoe advance, they will head to the sectional finals on May 18 at a location TBA.
Northwestern enters tournament play as the #6 seed in Division Three, and they will battle West Liberty Salem on Monday at 5 p.m. The winner of that game will play at Versailles on Wednesday, May 10 for a chance to get to the sectional finals.
Bethel drew the #11 seed in that division, and the 8-4 Bees host league-foe Arcanum on Monday in the opening round. The winner of that game comes back on May 10 at either Dayton Christian or Milton Union. That winner heads to the finals.
Greenon also plays in that Division Three bracket, and the #7 Knights (11-9) will host Miami East on Monday also at 5 p.m. The winner comes back May 10 and looks to advance to the finals on May 17.
*Tecumseh also gets to host their first tournament game, as they are seeded #9 in the Division One Dayton bracket, and hosts Beavercreek on Monday. The winner of that game will host Troy on Wednesday, May 10. The sectional finals are at Centerville on May 15.
Tippecanoe also gets to host their opening game, as the #5 Red Devils entertain winless Meadowdale on Tuesday at 5 p.m. If the Red Devils can get the win, they will travel to #1 Monroe on Thursday, May 11 with the winner to head to the sectional finals.
Greenon, Northwestern and Bethel are all in the Division Three Northmont sectional. Greenon travels to #2 seed West Liberty Salem on Monday at 5 p.m., with the winner to host Anna on May 10.
Northwestern earned the #1 seed and will host #12 Bethel on Monday at 5 p.m. The winner of that game comes back on Wednesday against Miami East on May 10. That winner heads off to the sectional finals at Northmont on May 15.
*The track sectionals take place during the week of May 15 around the Miami Valley. The tennis sectionals are this week.