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Tuesday May 5, 2015

This weekend Hooker Field in Martinsville, Virginia will host the National Club Baseball Association’s (NCBA) Mid-Atlantic Division I Regional Championship. This double-elimination tournament will determine which team travels to the NCBA World Series in Paducah, Kansas.

 

Four college club baseball teams will participate in the three-day tournament and all athletes will stay locally at the Quality-Dutch Inn of Collinsville, which was selected by the NCBA as their host hotel.

 

On Friday, May 8, Ohio University will play against University of Maryland at 4 p.m. and East Carolina University will play against James Madison University at 7 p.m. Additional games will be played on Saturday, May 9 at 9 a.m., 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. The final game will be played on Sunday, May 10 at 9 a.m. and an additional game is schedule from 12 p.m., if needed.

 

Admission is $5 on Friday, $10 on Saturday and $5 on Sunday. A money-saving tournament pass may be purchased for $12. The public is invited to attend and area youth wearing t-ball / baseball jerseys to Hooker Field will get free admission with a paying adult. The Martinsville Community Recreation Association will sell concessions and all proceeds from ticket sales and concessions will benefit Hooker Field. The Martinsville-Henry County Tourism Division will sell area souvenirs and provide visitor information to guests. Fans will not be allowed to bring outside food or beverages into the stadium.

 

Additional information on the tournaments and area information can be found online at www.VisitMartinsville.com, at the Martinsville-Henry County Visitor Center, located inside the New College Institute building on Moss Streets in Martinsville or by calling 276.632.8006.

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