The 10-team Sandlapper Invitational spring baseball tournament gets underway with six games on Saturday at Gilbert High.
The host Indians are in action in the first two games of the day – at 9:30 p.m. against Airport and at 11:30 a.m. against Swansea in a battle between two current Class 2A region leaders.
Brookland-Cayce and Batesburg-Leesville are the other Midlands entries. B-C opens with a 1:30 p.m. date against Greenwood, while the Panthers close out the busy first day with a 7:30 p.m. contest against Newberry.
The second and third rounds are scheduled on Monday and Tuesday. Five games are on the slate both days, beginning at 10 a.m.
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Place games are set for Wednesday with the championship game tentatively set for 7 p.m.
SANDLAPPER INVITATIONAL SCHEDULE
Gilbert vs. Airport (9:30 a.m.); Gilbert vs. Swansea (11:30 a.m.); Greenwood vs. Brookland-Cayce (1:30 p.m.); Barnwell vs. Laurens Academy (3:30 p.m.); Fox Creek vs. Laurens Academy (5:30 p.m.); Batesburg-Leesville vs. Newberry (7:30 p.m.).
Gilbert vs. Brookland-Cayce (10 a.m.); Airport vs. Swansea (12:15 p.m.); Airport vs. Greenwood (2:30 p.m.); Laurens Academy vs. Newberry (4:45 p.m.); Barnwell vs. Fox Creek (7 p.m.).
Gilbert vs. Greenwood (10 a.m.); Swansea vs. Brookland-Cayce (12:25 p.m.); Laurens Academy vs. Batesburg-Leesville (2:30 p.m.); Batesburg-Leesville vs. Barnwell (4:45 p.m.); Newberry vs. Fox Creek (7 p.m.).
Ninth place game (10 a.m.); Seventh place game (12:15 p.m.); Fifth place game (2:30 p.m.); Third place game (4:45 p.m.); Championship game (7 p.m.).