May 22, 2013

Section VII announces baseball, softball postseason schedule

The Section VII baseball playoffs get started Friday, with quarterfinal games in Class B and Class D and a semifinal in Class C.

As the top two seeds, Beekmantown and Peru will have byes in the Class B quarterfinals. No. 3 seed Saranac will host No. 6 Saranac Lake Friday, and No. 5 Plattsburgh High will visit No. 4 Northeastern Clinton.

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In Class C, No. 3 Northern Adirondack and No. 2 AuSable Valley will play for the right to face No. 1 Ticonderoga in the final.

Class D’s top seed, Chazy, will host No. 8 Westport in the quarters. The other matchups include No. 7 Elizabethtown-Lewis at No. 2 Lake Placid, No. 6 Minerva/Newcomb at No. 3 Crown Point and No. 5 Moriah at No. 4 Wells.


The Section VII softball playoffs begin Thursday with a Class B quarterfinal game and two Class C semifinal games.

The top three seeds in Class B have secured byes and have moved into the semifinals, with Northeastern Clinton traveling to Plattsburgh in the quarterfinal matchup Thursday. Saranac (13-2) received the top seed.

The Class C semifinals are scheduled to begin Thursday with No. 1 seed Ticonderoga (11-3) hosting Northern Adirondack (2-12) and AuSable Valley (9-5) traveling to No. 2 Lake Placid (9-5).

In Class D, No. 1 seed Crown Point (10-5) will begin its title defense Friday in the quarterfinals, with Minerva/Newcomb (12-1), Willsboro (8-6) and Chazy (7-8) also hosting games.

Section VII baseball playoffs

Class B


Friday, May 24

No. 6 Saranac Lake (5-10) at No. 3 Saranac (10-5), 4:30 p.m.

No. 5 Plattsburgh High (9-6) at No. 4 Northeastern Clinton (9-6), 4:30 p.m.


Monday, May 27

PHS/NCCS at No. 1 Beekmantown (13-2)

Saranac Lake/Saranac at No. 2 Peru (11-4), 4:30 p.m.


Wednesday, May 29

Semifinal winners, at Plattsburgh State, 4:30 p.m.

Class C


Friday, May 24

No. 3 Northern Adirondack at No. 2 Ausable Valley, 4:30 p.m.


Tuesday, May 28

NAC/Ausable Valley vs. Ticonderoga, at Plattsburgh State, 4:30 p.m.

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