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2019 Sectional Tournament Seeding - April 26-28, 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 19, 2019.  Please adhere to the deadlines below as there are penalties for each missed deadline.
 
April 26 - 9:00 a.m.  Team's win-loss record by divisional opponent and other information due.
April 26 - 3:00 p.m.  Seed Voting Begins.
April 27 - 12:00 p.m.   Seed Voting Ends.  A seed ballot must be submitted by each participating school.
April 28 - 1:30 p.m.  Mandatory coaches meeting and placement of teams on tournament brackets at Watlins Memorial High School.

2019 Softball Tournament Information - All Divisions

Tournament Coordinator: Lisa Morelli, Watkins Memorial High School, 8868 Watkins Road SW, Pataskala 43062. P: 740-927-3417; Fax: 740-964-0088; Email: lmorelli@laca.org. 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: Beth Hill, Principal, Newark Catholic High School, 1 Green Wave Drive, Newark 43055. P: 740-344-3594; Fax: 740-344-0421; Email: bhill@cdeducation.org.
Volleyball Sectional/District Tournament Forms
Softball Sectional/District Tournament Forms
Softball Tournament Team Pass List (.doc) - to be used by all teams for sectional and 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 Watkins Memorial High School on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. in the Cafeteria.  (Enter though Main Entrance).  Team Information Sheet must be presented to the Tournament Coordinator, Lisa Morelli, at the draw meeting.

2019 Division I Sectional/District Tournament Info

Division I Sectional Tournaments - May 6 and 8, 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:  Bishop Hartley, Bishop Watterson, 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, Teays Valley, Thomas Worthington, Upper Arlington, Walnut Ridge, Watkins Memorial, West, Westerville Central, Westerville North, Westerville South, Westland, Whetstone, Worthington Kilbourne. (44)
Southeast District Schools: Logan.  (1)
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 13, 17, and 18, 2019.
In District tournament play, the better seeded team will be the home team.
District Semifinal games - May 13 at 5:00 p.m.
District Final games - May 17 & 18 at Pickerington HS Central. See brackets for specific date and time.
Pickerington High School Central, 300 Opportunity Way, Pickerington 43314.  Eric Music, Manager. B: 614-548-1826. Fax: 614-548-1830; Email: eric_music@plsd.us.
Pickerington High School North, 7800 Refugee Road, Pickerington 43147. Jeff Good, Site Manager, B: 614-830-2732, Fax: 614-833-3661; Email: jeff_good@plsd.us.
Olentangy High School, 675 Lewis Center Road, Lewis Center 43035.  Jay Wolfe, Manager, B: 740-657-4110; Fax: 740-657-4199; Email: jay_wolfe@olsd.us.
 
Regional Qualifiers:  Four teams to the Region 3 tournament at The Ohio State University.
Region 3 - May 22 - The Ohio State University, 2450 Fred Taylor Dr., Columbus 43210.
   Semifinal #1 - 2:00 p.m. - Pickerington 3 District winner (home team) vs. Pickerington 1 District winner (visiting team)
   Semifinal #2 - 5:00 p.m. - Pickerington 4 District winner (home team) vs. Pickerington 2 District winner (visiting team)
   Final - May 25 - 12:00 p.m.

2019 Division II Sectional/District Tournament Info

Division II Sectional Tournaments - May 7 and 9, 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, Big Walnut, Bloom-Carroll, Buckeye Valley, Centennial, Columbus International, Cristo Rey Columbus, east (Columbus), Eastmoor Academy, Granville, Highland (Marrow), Independence (Columbus), Jonathan Alder, Lakwewood (Hebron), Lincikng Valley, Linden McKinley, London, Marion-Franklin, Olentangy Berlin, River Valley (Caledonia), South (Columbus), St. Francis DeSales (Columbus), Whitehall-Yearling. (24)

2019 Sectional/District Tournament Brackets - Central District
Division I Division II Division III Division IV
       
Statewide Tournament Brackets
District Qualifiers:  Eight teams,  four from each bracket will advance to the District Tournament.
 
Division II District Tournaments: May 14, 17, and 18, 2019.
District Semifinal games - May 14 at 5:00 p.m.
District Final games - May 17 & 18 at Pickerington HS Central. See brackets for specific date and time.
Pickerington High School Central, 300 Opportunity Way, Pickerington 43314.  Eric Music, Manager. B: 614-548-1826. Fax: 614-548-1830; Email: eric_music@plsd.us.
Pickerington High School North, 7800 Refugee Road, Pickerington 43147. Jeff Good, Site Manager, B: 614-830-2732, Fax: 614-833-3661; Email: jeff_good@plsd.us.
Olentangy High School, 675 Lewis Center Road, Lewis Center 43035.  Jay Wolfe, Manager, B: 740-657-4110; Fax: 740-657-4199; Email: jay_wolfe@olsd.us.
 
Regional Qualifiers:  Two teams to the Regional Tournament.  Pickerington 1 District winner to the Region 7 tournament at Pickerington HS Central. Pickerington 2 District winner to the Region 8 tournament at Mason High School.
Region 7 - May 22 - Pickerington HS Central, 300 Opportunity Way, Pickerington 43147.
   Semifinal #1 - 2:00 p.m. - East 2 District winner (home team) vs. Pickerington 1 District winner (visiting team)
   Semifinal #2 - 5:00 p.m. - East 1 District winner (home team) vs. Athens District winner (visiting team)
   Final - May 25 - 12:00 p.m.
Region 8 - May 22 - Mason High School, 6100 S Mason-Montgomery Rd, Mason 45040.
   Semifinal #1 - 2:00 p.m. - Pickerington 2 District winner (home team) vs. Southwest 3 District winner (visiting team)
   Semifinal #2 - 5:00 p.m. - Southwest 2 District winner (home team) vs. Southwest 1 District winner (visiting team)
   Final - May 25 - 12:00 p.m

2019 Division III Sectional/District Tournament Info

Division III Sectional Tournaments - May 7 and 9, 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, Cardington-Lincoln, Centerbrug, East Knox, Elgin, Fairbanks, Fredericktown, Heath, Johnstown-Monroe, Liberty Union, Madison-Plains, Mount Gilead, Northmor, Northridge (Johnstown), North Union, Pleasant, Utica, Wellington School, West Jefferson, Worthington Christian. (22)

2019 Sectional/District Tournament Brackets - Central District
Division I Division II Division III Division IV
       
Statewide Tournament Brackets
District Qualifiers: Eight teams,  four from each bracket will advance to the District Tournament.
 
Division III District Tournaments: May 14, 17, and 18, 2019.
District Semifinal games - May 14 at 5:00 p.m.
District Final games - May 17 & 18 at Pickerington HS Central. See brackets for specific date and time.
Pickerington High School Central, 300 Opportunity Way, Pickerington 43314.  Eric Music, Manager. B: 614-548-1826. Fax: 614-548-1830; Email: eric_music@plsd.us.
Pickerington High School North, 7800 Refugee Road, Pickerington 43147. Jeff Good, Site Manager, B: 614-830-2732, Fax: 614-833-3661; Email: jeff_good@plsd.us.
Olentangy High School, 675 Lewis Center Road, Lewis Center 43035.  Jay Wolfe, Manager, B: 740-657-4110; Fax: 740-657-4199; Email: jay_wolfe@olsd.us.
 
Regional Qualifiers:  Two teams to the Regional Tournament.  Pickerington 1 District winner to the Region 10 tournament at Findlay High School. Pickerington 2 District winner to the Region 12 tournament at Wright State University.
Region 10 - May 22 - Findlay High School, 1200 Broad Ave., Findlay 45840.
   Semifinal #1 - 2:00 p.m. - Lima District winner (home team) vs. Lexington District winner (visiting team)
   Semifinal #2 - 5:00 p.m. - Maumee District winner (home team) vs. Pickerington 1 District winner (visiting team)
   Final - May 25 - 12:00 p.m.
Region 8 - May 22 - Wright State University, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton 45435.
   Semifinal #1 - 2:00 p.m. - Southwest 3 District winner (home team) vs. Southwest 1 District winner (visiting team)
   Semifinal #2 - 5:00 p.m. - Pickerington 2 District winner (home team) vs. Southwest 2 District winner (visiting team)
   Final - May 25 - 12:00 p.m
Division IV Sectional Tournaments - May 6 and 8, 2019
3/20/2019 - removed Patriot Preparatory
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, Danville, Delaware Christian, Fairfield Christian, Fisher Catholc, Grandview Heights, Granville Christian, Grove City Christian, Harvest Preparatory, Millersport, Newark Catholic, Ridgedale, Shekinah Christian, Tree of Life. (14)

2019 Sectional/District Tournament Brackets - Central District
Division I Division II Division III Division IV
       
Statewide Tournament Brackets
District Qualifiers:  Four teams will advance to the District Tournament.
 
Division IV District Tournaments: May 13, 17, and 18, 2019.
In District tournament play, the better seeded team will be the home team.
District Semifinal games - May 13 at 5:00 p.m.
District Final games - May 17 & 18 at Pickerington HS Central. See brackets for specific date and time.
Pickerington High School Central, 300 Opportunity Way, Pickerington 43314.  Eric Music, Manager. B: 614-548-1826. Fax: 614-548-1830; Email: eric_music@plsd.us.
Pickerington High School North, 7800 Refugee Road, Pickerington 43147. Jeff Good, Site Manager, B: 614-830-2732, Fax: 614-833-3661; Email: jeff_good@plsd.us.
Olentangy High School, 675 Lewis Center Road, Lewis Center 43035.  Jay Wolfe, Manager, B: 740-657-4110; Fax: 740-657-4199; Email: jay_wolfe@olsd.us.
 
Regional Qualifiers:  One team to the Region 15 tournament at Pickerington HS Central.  
Region 15 - May 22 - Pickerington HS Central, 300 Opportunity Way, Pickerington 43147.
   Semifinal #1 - 2:00 p.m. - Rio Grande 1 District winner (home team) vs. Rio Grance 2 District winner (visiting team)
   Semifinal #2 - 5:00 p.m. - Pickerington District winner (home team) vs. East District winner (visiting team)
   Final - May 25 - 12:00 p.m.

2019 Softball Calendar

Aug. 1-31, 2018 Coach No Contact Period
Jan. 18-19, 2019
Coaches Clinic 
Feb. 18 First Day of Coaching
Mar. 23 Season Begins
Apr. 29 Non-Interscholastic Date
Apr. 28 Tournament Draw
May 4-11 Sectional Tournament
May 13-18 District Tournament
May 22-25 Regional Tournament
May 30-June 1 State Tournament
June 8 Season Ends

CDAB Softball History