2016 OVC Baseball Championship returns to Jackson this week

JACKSON, Tenn. — The 2016 Ohio Valley Conference Baseball Championship will take place this week in Jackson.

OVC Baseball Championship 2016 bracketThe tournament will be held from Wednesday through Sunday at the Jackson Generals Ballpark, according to a release from the Jackson Convention and Visitors Bureau.

This makes seven years in a row the event will take place at the home of the Jackson Generals, the AA-affiliate of the Seattle Mariners.

Tickets for the event will be $10 per day or $28 for an all-session pass (up to 11 total games), according to the release. There is also an $8 a day rate (or $25 for an all-tournament pass) for students/faculty of OVC-member schools (with valid ID) or for groups. All seats at the 6,000-seat park are general admission for the OVC Championship.

Fans can purchase tickets in person at the Jackson Generals box office or by calling 731-988-5299. Tickets are also available online.

Tournament schedule:

Wednesday, May 25
Game 1 – #4 Morehead State vs. #5 Tennessee Tech, 1:00 p.m.
Game 2 – #3 Austin Peay vs. #6 Belmont, 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, May 26
Game 3 – Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2, 11:00 a.m.
Game 4 – #2 Jacksonville State vs. Best Seed of Games 1/2 Winners, 3:00 p.m.
Game 5 – #1 Southeast Missouri vs. Worst Seed of Games 1/2 Winners, 7:00 p.m.

Friday, May 27
Game 6 – Winner Game 3 vs. Worst Seed of Games 4/5 Losers, 11:00 a.m.
Game 7 – Winner Game 6 vs. Best Seed of Games 4/5 Losers, 3:00 p.m.
Game 8 – Winner Game 4 vs. Winner Game 5, 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 28
Game 9 – Winner Game 7 vs. Loser Game 8, 12:00 p.m.
Game 10 – Winner Game 8 vs. Winner Game 9, 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, May 29 (if necessary)
Game 11 – Winner Game 10 vs. Loser Game 10, 12:00 p.m.

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