District tournament time for area baseball and softball teams

It’s district tournament time for baseball and softball teams throughout the area on Friday and Saturday.

In Division 4 baseball action at Deckerville, the host Eagles have managed to turn things around after a 14-15 season a year ago, going undefeated in NCTL play so far this season.

After completing their regular season this week, Deckerville will take on GTC-East foe Ubly in a District semi-final set for Friday at 10 a.m. In the other semi-final, GTC-East member Harbor Beach takes on Carsonville-Port Sanilac. The winners will meet in the title game at 2 p.m.

In another Division 4 district, being played at Kingston, the host Cardinals will take on the Peck Pirates in the second game of a district doubleheader Friday at 3 p.m.

In the opener, Akron-Fairgrove and Mayville square off at 1 p.m. The championship game is set for 5 p.m.

Following their 5-1 win over Marlette Tuesday afternoon, the Sandusky Redskins will be competing in the Division 3 district tournament at Bad Axe. The Redskins are in a district that is winnable, if they can play solid baseball.

Sandusky advanced to the semi-finals June 3rd, taking on Laker in a 10 a.m. contest.

In the other half of the bracket, Bad Axe and Cass City collide in a first round battle with the winner moving on to face Brown City in the second half of the semi-finals June 3rd, beginning at 12 noon.

The championship game will be played at 2 p.m.

In Division 4 softball tournament action in Deckerville, it’s a mix of the GTC-East and the NCTL as the post season gets underway. In the opener Friday, Carsonville-Port Sanilac tangles with GTC-East opponent Harbor Beach in a 10 a.m. contest.

In the second semi-final, the host Lady Eagles (5-1 in NCTL play) will collide with Ubly at noon with the winners of both games facing off in the title game at 2 p.m.

Over at Kingston, it’s a smaller field with just one semi-final game as the host Lady Cardinals battle NCTL rival Peck at 1 p.m. Friday. The winner will advance to play a strong Mayville squad in the championship game at 3 p.m.

In Division 3 action at Bad Axe, the Lady Redskins advanced with a solid 11-2 win over Marlette Tuesday afternoon behind solid pitching from junior Haley Nelson.

Sandusky advances to face Laker (12 noon) on Saturday in the second game of two semi-final games.

In the first semi-final, Brown City will take on Cass City in a 10 a.m. contest. The championship game is slated for 2 p.m. The winner will advance to regional action at Lakeville.

The Lady Redskins have sailed through the GTC-East portion of their season with a perfect 10-0 mark and won a league championship.

Many of the girls on the team are also members of the undefeated Sandusky girls basketball team and have enjoyed good success this school year.