RRC baseball, softball tournaments open today

Published 2:21 pm Tuesday, May 3, 2022

The postseason baseball and softball tournaments of the Rocky River Conference open with games today.

Baseball

In games today at the higher seeds, No. 3 Central Academy (10-10, 8-7 RRC) hosts No. 6 Monroe (2-18, 0-15) while No. 4 Anson Senior (5-15, 5-10) hosts the fifth seed, Forest Hills (7-14, 5-10).

Wednesday’s semifinals will be hosted by the top seed, Parkwood (17-6, 14-1) who will play the Anson/Forest Hills winner at 7 p.m. No. 2 seed West Stanly (19-5, 13-2) will play the Central/Monroe winner at 4:30.

Friday’s finals will start at 7 p.m. at Parkwood.

Softball

One game opens the tournament today as No. 4 seed Central Academy (8-10, 3-5) hosts No. 5 Forest Hills (2-17, 0-8).

Parkwood (8-11, 3-5), the No. 3 seed, received a bye in the first round and will play No. 2 seed Anson (12-7, 6-2) at 5 p.m. Wednesday at West Stanly.

The Colts (20-3, 8-0 RRC), the No. 1 seed and hosts of the tournament, play at 7 p.m. Wednesday against the Central / Forest Hills winner.

West will host the RRC tourney finals Friday at 6 p.m.

About Charles Curcio

Charles Curcio has served as the sports editor of the Stanly News & Press for more than 16 years and has written numerous news and feature storeis as well. He was awarded the NCHSAA Tim Stevens Media Representative of the Year and named CNHI Sports Editor of the Year in 2014. He has also won an award from Boone Newspapers, and has won four North Carolina Press Association awards.

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