COLUMBUS, Ohio (WKBN) – The Ohio High School Athletic Association has delayed the start of the baseball state tournament due to expected rain and storms in the forecast in Akron.
The OHSAA announced on Wednesday that the tournament will now shift to a Friday-Saturday-Sunday event.
That means Warren JFK’s (19-6) state semifinal matchup with Fort Loramie (27-3) will now take place on Saturday at 1 p.m.
The winner of that game will face the winner of Lucasville Valley (20-11)/Lincolnview (23-8) in the Division IV state championship game on Sunday at 4 p.m.
All games will be played at Canal Park in Akron, the home of the Cleveland Indians’ double-A affiliate, the Akron Rubberducks.
The following is the updated schedule for the OHSAA Baseball State Tournament:
Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy (21-8) vs. Barnesville (24-7), Friday, 10 a.m.
Archbold (22-11) vs. Canton Central Catholic (23-6), Friday, 1 p.m.
Championship Game: Sunday, 10 a.m.
Carroll Bloom-Carroll (27-5) vs. Hamilton Badin (27-5), Friday, 4 p.m.
Akron Archbishop Hoban (22-9) vs. Vermilion (26-6), Friday, 7 p.m.
Championship Game: Sunday, 1 p.m.
Lucasville Valley (20-11) vs. Van Wert Lincolnview (23-8), Saturday, 10 a.m.
Warren John F. Kennedy (19-6) vs. Fort Loramie (27-3), Saturday, 1 p.m.
Championship Game: Sunday, 4 p.m.
Toledo St. John’s Jesuit (24-6) vs. Cincinnati Elder (24-8), Saturday, 4 p.m.
New Albany (27-5) vs. Cuyahoga Falls Walsh Jesuit (26-3), Saturday, 7 p.m.
Championship Game: Sunday, 7 p.m.