The table is set and all of the seedings are officially in for the baseball playoffs. Cumberland's softball team is gearing up for an attempt at capturing their first Region 19 Title. We have all the makings of a great Saturday.
The Lady Dukes will travel to Rowan College at Gloucester County for a match-up with the host Roadrunners. Despite the location, Cumberland is the #1 overall seed and RCGC entered the postseason at the #4 seed. Game 1 will start at 10am with Game 2 starting thirty minutes after the conclusion of the first. If the teams split the doubleheader, a deciding third game will be played on Sunday. The winner of this series will advance will advance to the National Championship Tournament held in Rochester, MN.
While the Softball Program is chasing their first title, the Dukes Baseball Program begins their defense of last season's Region 19 title. Cumberland, the #2 seed, will host Ocean County College (7th seed) in a first-round three game series, with the first two games being played on Saturday. Game 1 will begin at 12 noon. Like the softball series, if the two teams split on Saturday, the decisive third game will be played on Sunday. The winner of this series will advance to the Region 19 Final Four held on the weekend of May 8th- May 10th.