07/18/2024
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CLARKTON – The 2024 North Carolina Diamond Youth Baseball AAA (Minors) Division I State Tournament will begin Saturday at 10 a.m. with 6 games scheduled at the Clarkton DYB Complex.

There will not be a Bladen County team in the tournament. Bladen County elected not to play in the state, so Columbus County, who plays in District 2 along with Bladen County, will be the host team. South Columbus is the District 2 representative in the tournament. Representing District 9 in the tournament will be Lumberton.

The double-elimination tournament will continue with games daily and will culminate with the championship game set for Thursday, July 11th.

Saturday, July 6
Field 1
Game 1: Wilmington Supper Optimist vs. Bessemer City, 10 a.m.
Game 3: Hope Mills vs. Stanley, noon
Game 5: Columbus County vs. Topsail, 2 p.m.
Field 2
Game 2: South Columbus vs. Lumberton, 10 a.m.
Game 4: East Duplin vs. West Chatham, noon
Game 6: Moore County National vs. Wilmington Winter Park, 2 p.m.

Sunday, July 7
Game 7: Game 5 loser vs. Game 6 loser, 12:30 p.m.
Game 8: Game 3 loser vs. Game 4 loser, 12:30 p.m.
Game 9: Game 1 loser vs. Game 2 loser, 2:30 p.m.
Game 10: Game 5 winner vs. Game 6 winner, 2:30 p.m.
Game 11: Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 winner, 4:30 p.m.
Game 12: Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner, 4:30 p.m.

Monday, July 8
Game 13: Game 7 winner vs. Game 8 winner, 5 p.m.
Game 14: Game 9 winner vs. Game 11 loser, 5 p.m.
Game 15: Game 10 loser vs. Game 12 loser, 7 p.m.
Game 16: Game 11 winner vs. Game 12 winner, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, July 9
Game 17: Game 13 winner vs. Game 14 winner, 5 p.m.
Game 18: Game 15 winner vs. Game 16 loser, 5 p.m.
Game 19: Game 10 winner vs. Game 16 winner, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, July 10
Game 20: Game 18 winner vs. Game 19 loser, 5 p.m.
Game 21: Game 17 winner vs. Game 19 winner, 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, July 11
Game 22: Game 20 winner vs. Game 21 winner, TBD
Game 23: If necessary, TBD

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