The annual Forest Acres Classic baseball tournament hosted by A.C. Flora begins tonight with a banquet at 6 p.m. followed by a skills contest and a home run derby at Falcons Field at 7:30 p.m.
The four-day tournament begins play on Tuesday and runs through Friday’s championship game at 8 p.m.
The field features four teams currently ranked in the Top 10 in various classification polls by the South Carolina Baseball Coaches Association – A.C. Flora (No. 7 in 3A), White Knoll (No. 4 in 4A), Spring Valley (No. 5 in 4A) and Mid-Carolina (No. 4 in 2A).
The FAC pool play schedule:
TUESDAY – Lugoff-Elgin vs. Dreher, 11 a.m.; Spring Valley vs. Laurens, 2 p.m.; Mid-Carolina vs. White Knoll, 5 p.m.; Camden vs. A.C. Flora, 8 p.m.
WEDNESDAY – Mid-Carolina vs. Lugoff-Elgin, 11 a.m.; Camden vs. Spring Valley, 2 p.m.; A.C. Flora vs. Laurens, 5 p.m.; White Knoll vs. Dreher, 8 p.m.
THURSDAY – Camden vs. Laurens, 11 a.m.; Dreher vs. Mid-Carolina, 2 p.m.; White Knoll vs. Lugoff-Elgin, 5 p.m.; A.C. Flora vs. Spring Valley, 8 p.m.
The four Friday games will following the same game time schedule. The fourth place teams play at 11 a.m., followed by the third place teams at 2 p.m., the second place teams at 5 p.m. and the championship game at 8 p.m.