UPDATE: REGIONAL TOURNAMENTS START FRIDAY; 3A PPD

AN BBH LINC MARRUFO FEATThe state championship push begins tomorrow for Class 4A and below baseball and softball teams as they open regional tournament play across the state.

A number of Northwest Arkansas teams will be in action starting at 10 a.m. and games will be played all day Friday. Saturday’s semifinals and Monday’s third place and championship games will be at noon and 2:30 both days. The top 4 teams in the 4A and 3A regionals advance to state tournament play next week. The 3A baseball and softball tournaments in Lavaca were postponed for Friday and will now start on Saturday and run through Tuesday.

Lincoln is hosting the 4A-North Regional baseball tournament. Wolves coach Brad Harris said the school purchased a field tarp this week and will cover the infield today in anticipation of rains this afternoon. The weekend weather looks spectacular.

Here is the schedule for Northwest Arkansas teams in Class 3A and 4A regionals:

Prep Baseball
4A-North Regional Tournament
At Lincoln
Today
Game 1: Lincoln vs. Pottsville, 10 a.m.
Game 2: Farmington vs. Booneville, 12:30 p.m.
Game 3: Pea Ridge vs. Dover, 3 p.m.
Game 4: Prairie Grove vs. Maumelle, 5:30 p.m.
Saturday
Game 5: Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2, noon
Game 6: Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4, 2:30 p.m.
Monday
Third Place
Game 7: Loser Game 5 vs. Loser Game 6, noon
Championship
Game 8: Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6, 2:30 p.m.

3A Region I Tournament
At Lavaca
Saturday
Game 1: Greenland vs. Lavaca, 10 a.m.
Game 2: Charleston vs. Green Forest, 12:30 p.m.
Game 3: Lamar vs. West Fork, 3 p.m.
Game 4: Cedarville vs. Danville, 5:30 p.m.
Monday
Game 5: Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2, noon
Game 6: Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4, 2:30 p.m.
Tuesday
Third Place
Game 7: Loser Game 5 vs. Loser Game 6, noon
Championship
Game 8: Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6, 2:30 p.m.

Prep Softball

3A Region I Tournament
At Lavaca
Saturday
Game 1: Greenland vs. Charleston, 10 a.m.
Game 2: Atkins vs. Elkins, 12:30 p.m.
Game 3: Mansfield vs. Green Forest, 3 p.m.
Game 4: West Fork vs. Lavaca, 5:30 p.m.
Monday
Game 5: Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2, noon
Game 6: Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4, 2:30 p.m.
Tuesday
Third Place
Game 7: Loser Game 5 vs. Loser Game 6, noon
Championship
Game 8: Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6, 2:30 p.m.
4A-North Regional Tournament
At Mena
Game 1: Ozark vs. Waldron, 10 a.m.
Game 2: Booneville vs. Prairie Grove, 12:30 p.m.
Game 3: Mena vs. Pea Ridge, 3 p.m.
Game 4: Farmington vs. Pottsville, 5:30 p.m.
Saturday
Game 5: Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2, noon
Game 6: Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4, 2:30 p.m.
Monday
Third Place
Game 7: Loser Game 5 vs. Loser Game 6, noon
Championship
Game 8: Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6, 2:30 p.m.

Chip Souza

Chip Souza

Sports Editor at NWA Media
Chip Souza is the sports editor of the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. His primary beat is Benton County schools. He is a native of East Texas with more than 30 years of sports writing experience in Texas and Arkansas. He has earned numerous writing awards in both states.
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