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OHSAA Softball, Baseball, Lacrosse and Track State Tournament Qualifiers

May 28, 2017
NEWS RELEASE – Ohio High School Athletic Association
Commissioner Daniel B. Ross, Ph.D.
 
 
For Immediate Release – May 28, 2017
Contact – Tim Stried, Director of Communications, tstried@ohsaa.org
 
OHSAA Softball, Baseball, Lacrosse and Track State Tournament Qualifiers
State tournament pairings, qualifiers and media information for this week’s state tournaments
 
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Qualifiers for this week’s state tournaments in softball, baseball, lacrosse and track and field have been announced by the Ohio High School Athletic Association.
 
The softball and baseball state tournaments are Thursday through Saturday at Firestone Stadium in Akron (softball) and Huntington Park in Columbus (baseball). The track and field state tournament is Friday and Saturday at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium at The Ohio State University. The lacrosse state semifinals are at various sites Tuesday and Wednesday, with winners advancing to the state championship games Saturday at Selby Stadium at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware.
 
Please see below for complete state tournament pairings.
 
OHSAA State Tournament Media Information: http://ohsaa.org/news/credentials
 
Track and Field State Tournament Information
 
Softball and Baseball Teleconferences
The OHSAA will host teleconferences on Wednesday featuring the head coaches of the teams that have advanced to the softball and baseball state tournaments. Each coach will be available for 10 minutes for the media to ask questions. Media should contact Tim Stried for the teleconference details.
 
Spectrum Sports is the Official Television Partner of the OHSAA
Spectrum Sports will televise and live stream (for Spectrum subscribers) this week’s state championship games in softball, baseball and lacrosse, as well as live stream the championship races Saturday at the state track meet.
 
OHSAA Radio Network broadcast information for the baseball and softball state tournaments is posted at: http://ohsaa.org/news/radio
 
 
2017 Softball State Tournament Pairings
All games at Akron Firestone Stadium. Home Team Listed First.
Rankings are from the final Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association State Poll.
 
Division I
No. 10 Elyria (20-4) vs. No. 2 Gahanna Lincoln (25-5), Thursday at 10 a.m.
No. 1 Lebanon (29-3) vs. No. 6 North Canton Hoover (19-9), Thursday at 12:30 p.m.
State Final: Saturday at 10 a.m.
 
Division IV
Lucas (22-6) vs. No. 2 Danville (28-1), Thursday at 3 p.m.
No. 6 Williamsburg (27-2) vs. No. 10 Carey (18-5), Thursday at 5:30 p.m.
State Final: Saturday at 1 p.m.
 
Division III
No. 4 Cardington-Lincoln (25-4) vs. No. 1 Wheelersburg (24-2), Friday at 10 a.m.
No. 2 Warren Champion (29-2) vs. No. 3 Springfield Northwestern (26-2), Friday at 12:30 p.m.
State Final: Saturday at 4 p.m.
 
Division II
No. 9 Plain City Jonathan Alder (23-4) vs. No. 1 Hebron Lakewood (28-1), Friday at 3 p.m.
No. 4 Akron Archbishop Hoban (23-2) vs. No. 2 LaGrange Keystone (26-4), Friday at 5:30 p.m.
State Final: Saturday at 7 p.m.
 
 
2017 OHSAA Baseball State Tournament Pairings
Home team listed first. All games at Huntington Park, Columbus.
Rankings are from final Coaches Association state poll.
 
Division III
Bellville Clear Fork (18-12) vs. No. 2 Warren Champion (25-3), Thursday, 10 a.m.
No. 1 Berlin Hiland (30-0) vs. No. 16 Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy (22-5), Thursday, 1 p.m.
Div. III State Championship: Saturday, 10 a.m.
 
Division II
No. 7 Steubenville (28-4) vs. Dayton Chaminade Julienne (22-4), Thursday, 4 p.m.
Maumee (22-8) vs. Tallmadge (23-7), Thursday, 7 p.m.
Div. II State Championship: Saturday, 1 p.m.
 
Division IV
No. 1 Toronto (27-3) vs. No. 8 Minster (23-7), Friday, 10 a.m.
Russia (23-7) vs. Dalton (16-11), Friday, 1 p.m.
Div. IV State Championship: Saturday, 4 p.m.
 
Division I
No. 7 West Chester Lakota West (25-5) vs. No. 1 Massillon Jackson (28-1), Friday, 4 p.m.
Strongsville (22-8) vs. Lewis Center Olentangy Orange (22-8), Friday, 7 p.m.
Div. I State Championship: Saturday, 7 p.m.
 
 
2017 Girls Lacrosse State Tournament Pairings
Home Team Listed First. Rankings are from laxpower.com state poll.
 
Division I
No. 1 Upper Arlington (17-2) vs. No. 9 Cin. Mt. Notre Dame (20-0) at Day. Oakwood High School, Wed., 5:30 p.m.
No. 2 Massillon Jackson (20-0) vs. No. 3 New Albany (18-3) at Wooster High School, Wed., 5:00 p.m.
State Final: at Selby Stadium, Ohio Wesleyan University, Sat., 4 p.m.
 
Division II
No. 1 Cin. Indian Hill (20-1) vs. No. 16 Cuy. Falls Walsh Jesuit (14-8) at Westerville Central High School, Tues., 5 p.m.
No. 2 Cols. St. Francis DeSales (17-1) vs. No. 3 Chagrin Falls (15-4) at Wooster High School, Tues., 6:30 p.m.
State Final: at Selby Stadium, Ohio Wesleyan University, Sat., 10 a.m.
 
 
2017 Boys Lacrosse State Tournament Pairings
Home Team Listed First. No State Rankings for Boys Lacrosse.
 
Division I
Cle. St. Ignatius (13-7) vs. Olentangy Liberty (16-5) at Wooster High School, Wed., 7:15 p.m.
Cin. Archbishop Moeller (14-7) vs. Upper Arlington (19-2) at Day. Chaminade Julienne High School, Wed., 7:30 p.m.
State Final: at Selby Stadium, Ohio Wesleyan University, Sat., 7 p.m.
 
Division II
Toledo St. Francis de Sales (17-5) vs. Hunting Valley Univ. School (15-5) at Heidelberg Univ., Wed., 7 p.m.
Cols. Bishop Watterson (18-1) vs. Cin. Mariemont (16-3) at Day. Chaminade Julienne High School, Wed., 5:15 p.m.
State Final: at Selby Stadium, Ohio Wesleyan University, Sat., 1 p.m.
 
 
 
OHSAA Radio Network to Broadcast Baseball and Softball State Tournaments
The OHSAA Radio Network will broadcast every game from the baseball and softball state tournaments June 1-3. By carrying some of the broadcasts, radio stations can have their own regional and state tournament rights fees waived. The fee waiver can be applied to individual stations, or to a cluster of stations under the same management. Please contact Tim Stried for details.
 
OHSAA Radio Network Home: http://www.ohsaa.org/news/radio
 
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