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Baseball - Tue, May 2, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo. TOURNAMENT BRACKET - Grand View earned the No. 5 seed in the Heart of America Athletic Conference Baseball Tournament that takes place May 3-9 at US Baseball Park in Ozark, Mo.  The Vikings (28-21,19-13 Heart) will play No. 4 seed Peru State College (32-18, 21-11 Heart) Thursday, May 4, at 1pm. The Vikings split 2-2 with the Bobcats in regular season play (recap).

For the first time in league history, 10 teams will participate in postseason play, beginning with a pair of single-elimination games on Wednesday, May 3. The fourth and fifth place finishers from each division will each participate in a single game on the opening day of the event, with the winners moving into the eight-team, double-elimination portion of the championship.

Clarke claimed the No. 1 seed as the winner of the North Division with a 26-6 record. Central Methodist was the South Division champion and claimed the No. 2 seed, while Benedictine, Peru State, Grand View and MidAmerica Nazarene also claimed places in the double-elimination round.

The two teams who advance to the championship game will earn an automatic berth into one of nine sites in the NAIA Baseball World Series Opening Round, May 15-18. Qualifiers and brackets for the five-team, double-elimination tournaments will be announced on May 11.



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