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Leopards Draw 5th Seed, Will Play at Triway May 14

The Leopards drew the fifth seed in the DII Canton District Baseball Tournament draw Sunday and will travel to Triway to face the Titans in the Sectional Final on Tuesday, May 14.

The last time Louisville and Triway met was back on April 22, 2000. The Leopards went on the road that day to sweep a double header 9-8 in game one and 15-9 in game Beatty's Sports Baseballl Shirt 2013two. Louisville has taken the last four meetings with Triway overall.

While our records are incomplete, we do have proof that the two squads have met in the postseason at least three times with the Leopards holding a 2-1 edge over the Titans. The Titans won the last meeting in the Sectional Finals at Triway 17-4 back in 1996. Louisville defeated Triway 1-0 in eight innings back in the 1993 District Semifinals at Fairless and also downed the Titans 7-1 back in the 1991 District Semifinals at Barberton.

A victory over Triway should send Louisville to Thurman Munson Memorial Stadium for a game with second-seeded Alliance. Canton South took the number one seed overall in the tournament as well. The Leopards split with both of these NBC schools during the regular season.

Louisville is 41-41 in tournament play since 1972, which includes a 25-22 record since entering Division II.

DII Canton Baseball Bracket

DII Canton District Baseball Tournament Bracket 2013

Click Bracket to Enlarge.

DII Canton District Baseball Tournament Schedule

SECTIONAL SEMIFINALS

Monday, May 13

Fairless at Coventry

Marlington at Northwest

Kenmore at Springfield

SECTIONAL FINALS

Tuesday, May 14

Coventry-Fairless Winner at Canton South

Northwest-Marlington Winner at Norton

Louisville at Triway

Kemore-Springfield Winner at Alliance

DISTRICT SEMIFINALS (at Thurman Munson Memorial Stadium)

Monday, May 20

DISTRICT SEMIFINAL GAME 1

DISTRICT SEMIFINAL GAME 2

DISTRICT FINALS (at Thurman Munson Memorial Stadium)

Tuesday, May 21

DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP, 4:30

Seed Order

1. Canton South

2. Alliance

3. Triway

4. Norton

5. Louisville

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