Truckee baseball: Wolverines clinch No. 2 playoff seed
Truckee wrapped up its Northern 3A league schedule with a doubleheader sweep at Yerington this past Friday, winning 17-4 and 3-1.
The Wolverines posted a final league record of 15-3 (19-11 overall) and secured at least the No. 2 playoff seed and homefield advantage in the opening best-of-three postseason series. Truckee has a bye week this week as the remaining six teams finish up their 18-game league seasons.
Spring Creek, which won two of three from Truckee, leads the league with a 13-2 mark entering its final three games. The Spartans need to win two of those three games against Lowry to clinch the top seed.
Fernley is third in the standings at 8-7, followed by Lowry holding on to the fourth and final playoff seed at 6-9. Dayton and Sparks are 5-10 and Yerington 2-13.
The top four teams qualify for the postseason.
If Spring Creek secures the No. 1 seed by winning two of three against Lowry this week, the Wolverines will host the third seed in a best-of-three playoff series on Friday and Saturday, May 15 and 16. The No. 1 seed is scheduled to host the fourth seed the same days.
Friday, May 15, 2009 @ Two Host Sites, both 3:30 p.m. game times
Series A – TEAM TBA (No. 4 seed) @ TEAM TBA (No. 1 seed)
Series B – TEAM TBA (No. 3 seed) @ TEAM TBA (No. 2 seed)
Saturday, May 16, 2009 @ Two Host Sites, game times of 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Series A – TEAM TBD (No. 4 seed) @ TEAM TBD (No. 1 seed), 10 a.m.
Series A “If Game” – IF NECESSARY, 1 p.m.
Series B – TEAM TBD (No. 3 seed) @ TEAM TBD (No. 2 seed), 10 a.m.
Series B “If Game” – IF NECESSARY, 1 p.m.
” Info from NIAA.com
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