District Baseball Tournament Preview and Schedule

One of the most exciting times of the high school baseball season kicks off Monday as district tournaments open play.

First pitch is set at Bay high at 4 PM Monday afternoon, as Weeks Field hosts District 5A-1 play. The two favorites, Mosley (23-2) and Rutherford (19-4), they'll open up Tuesday after receiving first round byes as the top two seeds.

Also on Tuesday, action kicks off in the District 4A-1 and 1A-1 tourney's, the latter is where Bozeman (17-7) enter as the top dogs.

The Bucks along with Liberty County earned passes to the semifinals in South Walton.

Championships will take place on either Thursday or Friday.

District tournament sights and schedules (all times Central):

5A-1at Bay High
Monday
-Choctaw vs. Arnold, 4 PM
-Gulf Breeze vs. Bay, 7 PM,
Tuesday
-Winner of Choctaw/Arnold vs. Rutherford, 4 PM
-Winner of Gulf Breeze/Bay vs. Mosley, 7 PM
Thursday
-Championship, 7 PM

4A-1at West Florida
Tuesday
-Catholic vs. Marianna, 4 PM
-West Florida vs. Walton, 7 PM
Thursday
-Championship, 7 PM

1A-1 at Ponce de Leon
Teams participating: Bethlehem, Central, Laurel Hill, Malone, Paxton, Poplar Springs
Monday
-Games begin 5 PM
Thursday
-Championship 7 PM

1A-2 at Blountstown
Monday
-Vernon vs. Blountstown, 6 PM
-Altha vs. Graceville, 6 PM
-Cottondale vs. Sneads, 6 PM
Tuesday
-Vernon/Blountstown vs. Wewa
-Altha/Graceville vs. Cottondale/Sneads
Thursday
-Championship, 6 PM

1A-3 at Chipley
Monday
-Baker vs. Jay, 4 PM
-Freeport vs. Holmes County, 7 PM
Tuesday
-Freeport/Holmes Co. vs. Northview, 4 PM
-Baker/Jay vs. Chipley
Thursday
-Championship, 7 PM

1A-4 at South Walton
Tuesday
-Port St. Joe vs. Franklin County, 3 PM
-South Walton vs. West Gadsden, 6 PM
Wednesday
-South Walton/West Gadsden vs. Liberty County, 3 PM
-Port St. Joe/Franklin Co. vs. Bozeman, 6 PM
Friday
Championship, 6 PM


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