Scranton, PA – The Region XIX Division II Baseball Committee has announced the seeding of the five teams that have qualified for this year's Region XIX Baseball Tournament. Based on that seeding, the Lackawanna College baseball team will enter the playoffs as the third place seed and will receive a first round bye in the tournament. Delaware Technical Community College will host this year's tournament at their Owens Campus, which is located in Georgetown, Delaware. The double elimination tourney will start on Friday, May 13th, and will continue through Sunday, May 15th. The Sunday date being used only if the Region XIX Title is not decided by games played on the previous day.
Lackawanna will start the tournament on Friday with a 10:00 AM game versus County College of Morris, the #2 seed; while Mercer County Community College, the #1 seed, will host the winner of this weekend best of three series between Valley Forge Military Academy and Rowan College at Burlington County. Since four contests have to be completed on the opening day of the tournament, two fields are being used for the Friday's games, Del Tech's field located on their campus and the Sussex Central High School Field located at 26026 Patriot Way in Georgetown.
A final four bracket for the tournament, will be published on the Lackawanna College Baseball webpage once it is released by Region XIX on completion of this weekend's play.