Tuesday, May 3, 2011

SPC baseball tourney begins

The South Piedmont Conference baseball tournament gets under way today.

Northwest Cabarrus, the defending champion, is the No. 1 seed in the tournament and will host the semifinal and final games tomorrow and Thursday respectively. Today's first-round games are held at the higher seeds' stadiums at 6:30 p.m.

To read a team-by-team preview by freelance writer Jay Edwards, click here.

Here are tonight's first-round matchups:

No. 1 Northwest Cabarrus vs. No. 8 A.L. Brown
No. 4 Jay M. Robinson vs. No. 5 Cox Mill
No. 3 Mount Pleasant vs. No. 6 Concord
No. 2 Hickory Ridge vs. No. 7 Central Cabarrus