The remaining four Region III Division III baseball teams will gather at Colburn Park in Newark this weekend for the regional final four May 19 – 21, hosted by Finger Lakes CC. GCC will represent the No. 2 seed and vie for a regional title against No. 1 Niagara County CC, No. 3 Hudson Valley CC and No. 4 Erie CC. The Cougars will open the double-elimination tournament against Hudson Valley on Friday with first pitch scheduled for 2 p.m.
Genesee advanced to the weekend after beating SUNY Adirondack in three games in a best-of-three series last weekend in the sub-regional round. The Cougars won the deciding game in 10 innings, 2-1. GCC finished the regular season 29-17 to lock up the No. 2 seed in the West Division, of which three out of the remaining four teams belong to.
Friday, May 19:
Game 1: 2:00pm (2) Genesee CC vs. (3) Hudson Valley
Game 2: 5:00pm (1) Niagara County CC vs. (4) Erie CC
Saturday, May 20:
Game 3: 12:00pm Loser Game #1 vs. Loser Game #2
Game 4: 3:30pm Winner Game #1 vs. Winner Game #2
Game 5: 7:00pm Winner Game #3 vs. Loser Game #4
Sunday, May 21:
Game 6: 12:00pm Winner Game #4 vs. Winner Game #5
Game 7: 3:30pm Winner Game #6 vs. Loser Game #6 (If necessary)
The winner from this weekend's tournament will be crowned regional champion and receive an automatic bid into the NJCAA National Tournament, which will run May 27 – June 1 at Pioneer Park in Greeneville, Tennessee.
For updates throughout the weekend, follow Genesee Athletics on Twitter: @GCCSports.