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2019 Sectional Tournament Seeding - May 3-5, 2019

The 2019 tournament seeding will be completed prior to the mandatory draw meeting of coaches.  Tournament information including seeding instructions and coaches login information will be emailed to the athletic administrator at each participating school by Friday, April 26, 2019.  Please adhere to the deadlines below as there are penalties for each missed deadline.
 
May 3 - 9:00 a.m.  Team's win-loss record by divisional opponent and other information due.
May 3 - 3:00 p.m.  Seed Voting Begins.
May 4 - 12:00 p.m.   Seed Voting Ends.  A seed ballot must be submitted by each participating school.
May 5 - 1:30 p.m.  Mandatory coaches meeting and placement of teams on tournament brackets at Upper Arlington High School.

2019 Tournament Information - All Divisions

Tournament Coordinator: Mark Aprile, Director of Student Activities, Pickerington Local Schools, 90 N East St., Pickerington 43147.  P: 614-920-6177; Fax: 614-833-3641; Email: mark_aprile@plsd.us.  The Tournament Coordinator will make all decisions regarding playability of the home field.  If the home field is unplayable, the game will be transferred to the visiting field.  If both fields are unplayable, the Tournament Coordinator will determine where and when the game will be played.

CDAB Board Member Sport Liaison: Ryan Fitzgerald, Ahtletic Administrator, Hamilton Township High School, 1105 Rathmell Rd., Columbus 43207.  P: 614-491-8804 Ext, 1808; Fax: 614-492-1495; EmaiL: rfitzgerald@hlsd.org.
 
Sectional/District Tournament Forms
Baseball Tournament Team Pass List (.doc) DISTRICT TOURNAMENT ONLY - to be used by all teams for  district tournament competition.  Right click and select "save target as" to save the file to your hard drive BEFORE completing.
Seeding: All seeding will be done on-line using the Central District web site (www.cdab.org).  Complete seeding instructions will be sent to the athletic administrator at each school to forward to their head coach. All teams will be seeded. Schools will not vote for themselves during the seed process.  
Draw Meeting: Teams will draw into sectional/district brackets at a mandatory meeting of coaches to be held at Upper Arlington High School, 1650 Ridgeview Rd., Upper Arlington on Sunday, May 5, 2019 .  The general meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. followed by the placement of teams on brackets at 2:00 p.m.

2019 Division I Sectional/District Tournament Information

Division I Sectional Tournaments - May 13 and 15, 2019
Sectional tournament games will be played at the site of the better seeded team at 5:00 p.m. unless otherwise indicated on the bracket. 
Participating Schools:
Central District Schools: Big Walnut, Briggs, Canal Winchester, Central Crossing, Delaware Hayes, Dublin Coffman, Dublin Jerome, Dublin Scioto, Franklin Heights, Gahanna Lincoln, Grove City, Groveport-Madison, Hamilton Township, Hilliard Bradley, Hilliard Darby, Hilliard Davidson, Lancaster, Licking Heights, Marion Harding, Marysville, Mifflin, Mount Vernon, New Albany, Newark, Northland, Olentangy, Olentangy Liberty, Olentangy Orange, Pickerington Central, Pickerington North, Reynoldsburg, St. Charles, Teays Valley, Thomas Worthington, Upper Arlington, Walnut Ridge, Watkins Memorial, West, Westerville Central, Westerville North, Westerville South, Westland, Whetstone, Whitehall-Yearling, Worthington Kilbourne. (45)
East District Schools:
Tri-Valley (1)
Southeast District Schools: Chillicothe and Logan.  (2)
2019 Sectional/District Tournament Brackets - Central District
Division I Division II Division III Division IV
       
Statewide Tournament Brackets
District Qualifiers:  Sixteen teams, four from each bracket will advance to the District Tournament.
 
Division I District Tournaments: May 20, 21, 22, and 23, 2019.
In District tournament play, the better seeded team will be the home team.
 
District Semifinal games - May 20 and 21 at 5:00 p.m. at TBA
District Final games - May 22 and 23 at 5:00 p.m. at TBA.
 
Regional Qualifiers:  Four teams to the Region 2 tournament at Dublin Coffman HS.
Region 2 - May 30 - Dublin Coffman High School, 6780 Coffman Rd, Dublin 43017.
   Semifinal #1 - 2:00 p.m. - Central 2 District winner (home team) vs. Central 3 District winner (visiting team)
   Semifinal #2 - 5:00 p.m. - Central 4 District winner (home team) vs. Central 1 District winner (visiting team)      
   Final - May 30 at 5:00p.m.

2019 Division II Sectional/District Tournament Information

Division II Sectional Tournaments - May 14 and 16, 2019
Sectional tournament games will be played at the site of the better seeded team at 5:00 p.m. unless otherwise indicated on the bracket. 
Participating Schools: Beechcroft, Bexley, Bishop Hartley, Bishop Watterson, Bloom-Carroll, Buckeye Valley, Centennial, East (Columbus), Eastmoor Academy, Granville, Highland (Marengo), Independence (Columbus), Jonathan Alder, Lakewood (Hebron), Licking Valley, Linden McKinley, London, Marion-Franklin, Olentangy Berlin, River Valley (Caledonia), South (Columbus), St. Francis DeSales (Columbus).  (22)
2019 Sectional/District Tournament Brackets - Central District
Division I Division II Division III Division IV
       
Statewide Tournament Brackets
District QualifiersEight teams,  four from each bracket will advance to the District Tournament.
 
Division II District Tournaments: May 20, 21, 22, and 23, 2019.
In District tournament play, the better seeded team will be the home team.
 
District Semifinal games - May 20 and 21 at 5:00 p.m. at TBA
District Final games - May 22 and 23 at 5:00 p.m. at TBA.
 
Regional Qualifiers:  Two teams to the Regional Tournament.  Central 1 District winner to the Region 7 tournament at Ohio University, Athens.  Central 2 District winner to the Region 8 tournament at Mason HS.
Region 7 - May 30 - Ohio University-Bob Wren Stadium, 140 S Shafer St., Athens 45701
   Semifinal #1 - TBD - East 1 District winner (home team) vs. Central 1 District winner (visiting team)
   Semifinal #2 - TBD - Athens 1 District winner (home team) vs. East 2 District winner (visiting team)
   Final - May 31 at 5:00 p.m.
Region 8 - May 30 - Mason High School, 6100 S Mason-Montgomery Rd., Mason 45040.
   Semifinal #1 - 5:00 p.m. - Southwest 3 District winner (home team) vs. Central 2 District winner (visiting team)
   Semifinal #2 - 2:00 p.m. - Southwest 2 District winner (home team) vs. Southwest 1 District winner (visiting team)
   Final - May 31 at 5:00 p.m.

2019 Division III Sectional/District Tournament Information

Division III Sectional Tournaments - May 14 and 16 2019
Sectional tournament games will be played at the site of the better seeded team at 5:00 p.m. unless otherwise indicated on the bracket. 
Participating Schools:  Africentric Early College, Amanda-Clearcreek, Bishop Ready, Columbus Academy, East Knox, Elgin, Fairbanks, Fredericktown, Grandview Heights, Heath, Johnstown-Monroe, Liberty Union, Madison-Plains, Mount Gilead, Northmor, Northridge, North Union, Pleasant, Utica, West Jefferson, Worthington Christian, (21) 
2019 Sectional/District Tournament Brackets - Central District
Division I Division II Division III Division IV
       
Statewide Tournament Brackets
District QualifiersEight teams, four from each bracket will advance to the District Tournament.
 
Division III District Tournaments: May 20, 21, 22, and 23, 2019.
In District tournament play, the better seeded team will be the home team.
 
District Semifinal games - May 20 and 21 at 5:00 p.m. at TBA
District Final games - May 22 and 23 at 5:00 p.m. at TBA.
 
Regional Qualifiers:  Four teams to the Regional Tournament.  Central 1 District winner to the Region 10 tournament at Elida Middle School.  Central 2 District winner to the Region 11 tournament at Paints Stadium, Chillicothe
Region 10 - May 30 - Elida Middle School, 4500 Sunnydale, Elida 45807
   Semifinal #1 - 2:00 p.m. - Defiance District winner (home team) vs. Shelby District winner (visiting team)
   Semifinal #2 - 5:00 p.m. - Central 1 District winner (home team) vs. Elida District winner (visiting team)
   Final - May 31 - 5:00 p.m.
Region 11 - May 30 - Chillicothe Paints Stadium, 17373 SR 104, Chillicothe 45601.
   Semifinal #1 - 5:00 p.m. - Chillicothe 2 District winner (home team) vs. Central 2 District winner (visiting team)
   Semifinal #2 - 2:00 p.m. - Chillicothe 1 District winner (home team) vs. East District winner (visiting team)
   Final - May 31 - 5:00 p.m.

2019 Division IV Sectional/District Tournament Information

REVISED
2/19/2019 - removed Shekinah Christian
2/27/2019 - removed Delaware Christian
3/20/2019 - added Patriot Preparatory
4/15/2019 - removed Harvest Preparatory
Division IV Sectional Tournaments - May 13 and 15, 2019
Sectional tournament games will be played at the site of the better seeded team at 5:00 p.m. unless otherwise indicated on the bracket. 
Participating Schools:  Berne Union, Cardington-Lincoln, Centerburg, Danville, Fairfield Christian, Fisher Catholic, Granville Christian Academy, Grove City Christian, Madison Christian, Millersport, Newark Catholic, Northside Christian, Patriot Preparatory, Ridgedale, Tree of Life Christian, Wellington School.  (16) 
2019 Sectional/District Tournament Brackets - Central District
Division I Division II Division III Division IV
       
Statewide Tournament Brackets
District QualifiersFour teams will advance to the District Tournament.
 
Division IV District Tournaments: May 20, and 22, 2019.
In District tournament play, the better seeded team will be the home team.
 
District Semifinal games - May 20 at 5:00 p.m. at TBA
District Final games - May 22 at 5:00 p.m. at TBA.
 
Regional Qualifiers:  One team to the Region 15 tournament at Beavers Field, Lancaster.
Region 15 - May 30 - Beavers Field, 1651 Granville Pike, Lancaster 43130.
   Semifnial #1 - 2:00 p.m. - Chillicothe 2 District winner (home team) vs. Central District winner (visiting team)
   Semifinal #2 - 5:00 p.m. - East District winner (home team) vs. Chillicothe 1 District winner(visiting team)
   Final - May 31 - 5:00 p.m.

2019 Baseball Calendar

Aug. 1-31, 2018
Coaches No Contact Period
Feb. 18, 2019
First Day of Coaching
Mar. 23
Season Begins
Apr. 29
Non-Interscholastic Date
May 5
Tournament Draw
May 11-18
Sectional Tournament
May 20-24
District Tournament
May 30-31
Regional Tournament
State Tournament Location and Date TBA
June 15
Season Ends

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