State B Baseball/Softball Tournament
June 2, 2016 11:30 am - June 4, 2016 7:30 pm
The Class B State Baseball and Softball Tournaments will be held June 2-4, 2016 in Fargo, with Todd Olson as manager.
2016 State B Baseball Schedule - Fargo’s Newman Outdoor Field
The Class B State Baseball Tournament will be held on June 2, 3, 4, 2016 at Fargo’s Newman Outdoor Field, with Todd Olson as manager. If inclement weather prevails, the tournament manager shall postpone the tournament as necessary. Tournament games will begin daily at 11:30 am with the 3rd game beginning at 4:30 pm.
The head coaches of the eight qualifying teams will use an electronic process to seed the top four teams for the state tournament. An NDHSAA-approved designee will randomly draw the opponents for the top four seeded teams.
The quarterfinal pairings are:
#2 seed vs. Second Random Draw – 11:30 am
#3 seed vs. Third Random Draw – 35 minutes after
#1 seed vs. First Random Draw – 4:30 pm
#4 seed vs. Fourth Random Draw – 35 minutes after
Between games, if field conditions and time allows as determined by the manager, each team can have a 10-minute warm-up period on the playing field, but no batting practice will be allowed on the main diamond between games or at any time during the tournament.
All games including the consolation games are seven innings in length, except as governed by the note in connection with Rule 4-2-2 of the current National Federation Baseball Rules. This rule provides in all seven-inning games, the game shall be called after the completion of 4 1/2 innings if the team behind by 10 runs has batted.
Pitching regulations are as follows: An individual may pitch a maximum of 14 innings in any seven-day period. A player may pitch only 12 innings or make only three appearances as a pitcher in a one-day or a two or three consecutive day tournament. Each pitcher will have a full complement of innings for the state tournament providing there is a minimum of four days rest prior to the state tournament.
Team trophies will be awarded for places 1-7 and 19 individual awards per team. Extra awards may be purchased through the NDHSAA office.
For other baseball information: http://www.ndhsaa.com/regulations/baseball
2016 State B Softball Schedule - Fargo’s Mickelson Softball Field – 901 Oak St N
Tournament games will begin Thursday with the first game at 12:00 noon and the second game 35 minutes after previous game. The third game begins at approximately 5:00 pm with the fourth game following 35 minutes afterwards.
Thursday June 2:
Game 1 – 12:00 - #1 West vs #4 East
Game 2 – 35 min after - #2 East vs #3 West
Game 3 – 5:00 - #1 East vs #4 West
Game 4 – 35 min after - #2 West vs #3 East
Friday June 3:
Game 5 – 12:00 – Loser Game 1 vs Loser Game 2
Game 6 – 35 min after – Loser Game 3 vs Loser Game 4
Game 7 – 5:00 – Winner Game 1 vs Winner Game 2
Game 8 – 35 min after – Winner Game 3 vs Winner Game 4
Saturday June 4:
Game 9 (7th Place) – 10:00 am – Loser Game 5 vs Loser Game 6
Game 10 (5th Place) – 35 min after – Winner Game 5 vs Winner Game 6
Game 11 (3rd Place) – 3:00 – Loser Game 7 vs Loser Game 8
Game 12 (1st Place) – 35 min after – Winner Game 7 vs Winner Game 8
For other softball tournament information: http://www.ndhsaanow.com/tournament/softball