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Campbellsville to host American Legion tournament

Posted by on Jul 7, 2011

Campbellsville University will serve as host to the American Legion U.S. 68 Baseball Classic this weekend, July 8-10, at Tiger Field. Six teams located along U.S. Highway 68 will travel to Campbellsville for the tournament co-hosted by Lexington Man O War Post 8 and Campbellsville Post 82.

The teams are divided into two pools with five pool play games Friday and two Saturday before the tournament moves to a bracket format Saturday evening and Sunday. Games will begin at 2 p.m. Friday.

Pool A will include Campbellsville Post 82, Danville Post 46 Juniors and Paducah Post 31. Pool B includes Lexington Man O War Post 8, Danville Post 46 Seniors and the Somerset Post 38 Twins.

Each games will follow Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) rules and will play 7-inning games. Each game prior to the championship on Sunday will have a 1:50 time limit. In the event of a tie, extra innings will be played. Total runs scored will serve as the tie breaker for determining pool play standings.

Campbellsville University’s Tiger Field is located on campus at 244 Matthew Street, Campbellsville, KY 42718.

SCHEDULE OF GAMES

FRIDAY, JULY 8 – POOL PLAY
Game 1 – 2:00 p.m. – Lexington vs. Somerset
Game 2 – 4:10 p.m. – Campbellsville vs. Danville Jr.
Game 3 – 6:15 p.m. – Lexington vs. Danville Sr.
Game 4 – 8:20 p.m. – Campbellsville vs. Paducah

SATURDAY, JULY 9 – POOL PLAY
Game 5 – 1:00 p.m. – Danville Sr. vs. Somerset
Game 6 – 3:10 p.m. – Paducah vs. Danville Jr.

SATURDAY, JULY 9 – BRACKET
Game 7 – 5:30 p.m. – Pool B #2 vs. Pool B #3
Game 8 – 8:00 p.m. – Pool A #2 vs. Pool A #3

SUNDAY, JULY 10 – BRACKET
Game 9 – 12:00 p.m. – Pool A #1 vs. Game 7 Winner
Game 10 – 2:10 p.m. – Pool B #1 vs. Game 8 Winner
Championship – 4:30 p.m. – Winners of Game 9 vs. Game 10