Tualatin to host OIBA season-ending tourney
It's tournament time.
And Tualatin is the place to be.
The Tualatin Dawgs baseball team will be hosting the OIBA National season-ending tournament, which will be held Thursday through Saturday at the varsity baseball field at Tualatin High School.
The 12-team, single-elimination event will begin with four first-round games on Thursday. Columbia River will face Barlow in the tourney opener, starting at 10 a.m. At 12:30 p.m., Oregon City will face Lincoln. Lake Oswego will play Mountainside at 3:30 p.m. and Jesuit will take on Glencoe at 6 p.m.
Tualatin, which, along with Grant, West Linn and Clackamas, picked up first-round byes, will open tourney play on Friday, when it faces the winner between Oregon City and Lincoln in a quarterfinal game starting at 12:30 p.m.
If the Dawgs win their quarterfinal contest, they'll play again on Saturday in a tourney semifinal game starting at noon. The tournament championship contest will be played at 6 p.m. on Saturday.
Tualatin, the No. 1 seed out of the Lolich Division, brings an overall record of 19-5 into the tournament.
Daily ticket prices for the tournament are $3 for adults, $2 for students 17-and-under, ages 55 and over, and 8 and under, are admitted free.
Tigard will be playing at the Futures National tournament, which will be held Thursday through Saturday at Lakeridge High School. Tigard opens tourney play Thursday with a 12:30 p.m. first-round game against West Linn. If Tigard wins that game, it will next face Canby in a tourney quarterfinal game starting at 12:30 p.m. on Friday.
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