Monday, April 5, 2010

Easter baseball tournaments begin this week

Two Easter tournaments begin next week.

The 23rd annual Jack Sink Tournament is at Myers Park, beginning Tuesday. The event matches Mecklenburg County public and private schools, much like the successful Bojangles’ Shootout basketball tournament. More than 15 Division I college recruits will participate.

The tournament’s opening ceremonies are Monday at 6:30 p.m. and include a home-run derby with tournament participants.

The schedule:

Tuesday: South Meck vs. Providence Day, 11 a.m.; Providence vs. Country Day, 1:30 p.m.; Ardrey Kell vs. Charlotte Latin, 5 p.m..; Myers Park vs. Charlotte Christian, 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday: Myers Park vs. Country Day, 11 a.m.; South Meck vs. Latin, 1:30 p.m.; Providence vs. Christian, 5 p.m.; Ardrey Kell vs. Providence Day, 7:30 p.m.

Thursday: Ardrey Kell vs. Charlotte Christian, 11 a.m.; Myers Park vs. Charlotte Latin, 1:30 p.m.; South Meck vs. Country Day, 5 p.m.; Providence vs. Providence Day, 7:30 p.m.

East Mecklenburg is hosting a spring break tournament Monday through Wednesday.

The schedule:

Monday: Hopewell vs. Weddington, 11 a.m.; Butler vs. Mount Pleasant, 1 p.m.; Independence vs. North Meck, 4:30 p.m.; East Meck vs. Marvin Ridge, 7 p.m.

Tuesday: Independence vs. Marvin Ridge, 11 a.m.; Mount Pleasant vs. North Meck, 1 p.m.; East Meck vs. Weddington, 4:30 p.m.; Butler vs. Hopewell, 7 p.m.

Wednesday: Independence vs. Weddington, 11 a.m.; Butler vs. Marvin Ridge, 1 p.m.; Hopewell vs. Mount Pleasant, 4:30 p.m.; East Meck vs. North Meck, 7


At Hickory Legion Fairgrounds

TODAY–Maiden vs. Hickory, noon; St. Stephens vs. Alexander Central, 2:30; Newton-Conover vs. Bunker Hill, 5; W. Lincoln vs. Newton Foard, 7:30

TUESDAY–Maiden-Hickory loser vs. Newton-Conover-Bunker Hill loser, noon; St. Stephens-Alexander Central loser vs. W. Lincoln-Newton Foard loser, 2:30; Newton-Conover-Bunker Hill winner vs. W. Lincoln-Newton Foard winner, 5; Miaden-Hickory winner vs. St. Stephens-Alexander Central winner, 7:30

WEDNESDAY–Third-place game, 4:30; Final, 7:30.


At Sims Legion Park, Gastonia

TODAY–Gastonia Forestview vs. Gastonia Ashbrook, 10 a.m.; East Gaston vs. Gastonia Huss, 1 p.m.; North Gaston vs. Cherryville, 4 p.m.; Bessemer City vs. Belmont South Point, 7 p.m.

TUESDAY–Gastonia Forestview-Gastonia Ashbrook loser vs. East Gaston-Gastonia Huss loser, 4 p.m.; North Gaston-Cherryville loser vs. Bessemer City-Belmont South Point loser, 7 p.m.

WEDNESDAY–Gastonia Forestview-Gastonia Ashbrook winner vs. East Gaston-Gastonia Huss winner, 4 p.m.; North Gaston-Cherryville winner vs. Bessemer City-Belmont South Point winner, 7 p.m.

THURSDAY–Seventh-place game, 4 p.m.; Fifth-place game, 7 p.m.

FRIDAY–Third-place game, 4:30 p.m.; Final, 7 p.m.


At Lincolnton High

TODAY–Gastonia Highland Tech vs. Catawba Bandys, 5 p.m.; Lincolnton vs. West Iredell, 7:30 p.m.

TUESDAY–First-round losers, 5 p.m.; Final, 7:30 p.m.


At Shelby High

TODAY–Kings Mountain vs. Scott, 4 p.m.; Clover, S.C., vs. Shelby, 7 p.m.

TUESDAY–Lawndale Burns vs. East Lincoln, 4 p.m.; Boiling Springs Crest vs. South Caldwell, 7 p.m.

WEDNESDAY–Kings Mountain-Scott loser vs. Shely-Clover loser, 10 a.m.; Lawndale Burns-East Lincoln loser vs. Boiling Springs Crest-South Caldwell loser, 1 p.m.; Kings Mountain-Scott winner vs. Shely-Clover winner, 4 p.m.; Lawndale Burns-East Lincoln winner vs. Boiling Springs Crest-South Caldwell winner, 7 p.m.

THURSDAY–Seventh-place game, 10 a.m.; Fifth-place game, 1 p.m.; Third-place game, 4 p.m.; Final, 7 p.m.


At Wilkes Central High

FRIDAY (at Wilkes Central)–Elkin vs. South Iredell, 11 a.m.; West Caldwell vs. South Iredell, 1:30 p.m.; Lenoir Hibriten vs. Statesville, 4 p.m.; Lenoir Hibriten vs. Wilkes Central, 6:30 p.m. (at Wilkes Community College): Wilkes Central vs. Statesville, 1:30 p.m., Elkin vs. West Caldwell, 4 p.m.

SATURDAY (at Wilkes Central)–Fifth-place game, noon; Third-place game, 2:30 p.m.; Final, 5 p.m.

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