This Weekend’s Skyline Baseball Championships Rescheduled To May 6-8

This Weekend’s Skyline Baseball Championships Rescheduled To May 6-8

Championship Central (St. Joseph's-L.I.)
Championship Central (Skyline Conference)
 
KINGS POINT, N.Y. (May 5, 2017) – After its 2-0 victory over Farmingdale State in the opening round of the Skyline Tournament on Wednesday, the USMMA baseball team qualified for the four-team, double-elimination tourney that will determine the 2017 Skyline Champion this weekend.
 
The tournament was scheduled to begin on Friday out at top-seeded St. Joseph's of Long Island in Patchogue, Suffolk County, N.Y. However, with weather forecasts calling for rain all day, the Skyline Conference has decided to push back the beginning of the tournament one day to Saturday, May 6. This affects the whole schedule for the Skyline Championships, below is the fully updated schedule for the tournament.
 
First Round (single-elimination)
Wednesday, May 3
Game 1: #5 Mount Saint Mary 4 at #4 Old Westbury 3
Game 2: #6 USMMA 2 at #3 Farmingdale State 0
 
Four-team double-elimination (at St. Joseph's-L.I.; Patchogue, N.Y.)
Saturday, May 6
Game 3: #5 Mount Saint Mary at #1 St. Joseph's-Long Island, 11 a.m.
Game 4: #6 USMMA vs. #2 SUNY Maritime, 2 p.m.
Game 5: Loser Game 3 vs. Loser Game 4, 5 p.m.
 
Sunday, May 7
Game 6: Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4, 11 a.m.
Game 7: Winner Game 5 vs. Loser Game 6, 2 p.m.
 
Monday, May 8
Game 8: Winner Game 6 vs. Winner Game 7, 12 p.m.
Game 9: If necessary, 3 p.m.
 
The Mariners will now take on second-seeded SUNY Maritime College on Saturday, April 6, beginning at 2 p.m. at SJC-L.I.'s Gregg Alfano Field. The physical address of St. Joseph's field complex is 246 Sunrise Highway South Service Rd., Patchogue, NY, 11772. Live stats and a live video feed of the game and all the Mariners' contests this weekend will be available with links on the USMMA Baseball Schedule Page.
 
The winner of the USMMA-Maritime game will advance to Sunday to face the winner of Saturday's 11 a.m. St. Joseph's-Mount St. Mary game, while the loser of the first two games on Saturday will meet later Saturday evening at 5 p.m. in the first elimination game.
 
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