By Nicholas Huenefeld/Owens Sports Information
Vincennes, Ind.---The Owens Community College baseball team will look to defend its Sub-Region XII tournament championship beginning with a 10 a.m. matchup against Lakeland Community College this morning.
The tournament, which also features Sinclair Community College and Vincennes University, is double-elimination with the winner earning the conference's second bid to the Region XII tournament. Cuyahoga Community College, by way of its conference championship, already earned the first bid.
Owens (30-13) won three out of four from Lakeland (12-36) during the regular season. Following their 10 a.m. matchup, Vincennes (27-23) will take on Sinclair (43-10) in the other winner's bracket semifinal.
At approximately 4 p.m., the loser of both of those games will meet and one team will go home. Then, at 7 p.m., the winner's bracket final will take place.
The loser's bracket championship will take place at 11 a.m. tomorrow, and the championship game will take place at 2 p.m. The if necessary game would be held on Sunday at 12 p.m.
The winner of the tournament will play at 4 p.m. on May 18 in the Region XII tournament against the top seed from Michigan. The Region XII tournament runs from May 18-21 and will determine the region's lone bid to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II National Tournament.
The physical address of the field will be at 1562 Old Terre Haute Road in Vincennes, Indiana 47591.