Publix Field to Host FCSAA State Baseball Tournament May 11-15

Winner Heads to the Junior College World Series

Santa Fe, currently ranked #6 in the country, last won the FCSAA State Baseball Tournament in 2016. (Tom Hagerty/Polk State College)

May 9, 2018 9:40 PM ET

Some of the best baseball players in the state of Florida will be in Lakeland May 11-15 as Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium hosts the 2018 Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA) State Tournament. 

Lakeland, FL - Some of the best baseball players in the state of Florida will be in Lakeland May 11-15 as Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium hosts the 2018 Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA) State Tournament.

 

The tournament begins on Friday, May 11 at 10:00 a.m. as State College of Florida (40-8), currently the #1 ranked team in the state and #7 in the country, takes on Tallahassee (36-16). The action continues at 1:00 p.m. when Broward (28-23) takes on Central Florida (32-20-1). At 4:00 p.m. Chipola (31-17), the defending National Champions and currently ranked #3 in the state and #13 in the country battles Miami Dade (32-15). The final game of day one has Santa Fe (40-11), currently ranked #2 in the state and #6 in the country, taking on Hillsborough (35-13) at 7:00 p.m.

 

The remaining game schedule is listed below.

 

Tickets to the FCSAA tournament will be available as follows:

  • Tournament Pass - $25
  • Daily Pass - $10 ($9 for children 6-12)
  • Championship Game Ticket Only - $5
  • Children 5 and under are free
  • Parking is free

 

The winner of the tournament will advance to the National Junior College Activities Association (JUCO) 60th Annual World Series to be held in Grand Junction, Colorado at Sam Suplizio Field May 26 - June 2.

           

The full FCSAA schedule is listed below. For more information please visit http://www.thefcsaa.com or contact the Tigers at 863-686-8075.

 

Friday, May 11

10:00 a.m.              Game 1 - State College of Florida (42-12-1) vs. Tallahassee (35-18)

1:00 p.m.                Game 2 - Broward (34-16) vs. College of Central Florida (31-13-1)

4:00 p.m.                Game 3 - Chipola (38-12) vs. Miami Dade (35-15)

7:00 p.m.                Game 4 - Santa Fe (37-9) vs. Hillsborough (28-23)

 

Saturday, May 12

10:00 a.m.              Game 5 - Game 1 loser vs. Game 2 loser

1:00 p.m.                Game 6 - Game 3 loser vs. Game 4 loser

4:00 p.m.                Game 7 - Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner

7:00 p.m.                Game 8 - Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 winner

 

Sunday, May 13

1:00 p.m.                Game 9 - Game 6 winner vs. Game 7 loser

4:00 p.m.                 Game 10 - Game 5 winner vs. Game 8 loser

7:00 p.m.                Game 11 - Game 7 winner vs. Game 8 winner

 

Monday, May 14

1:00 p.m.                Game 12 - Game 9 winner vs. Game 11 loser

4:00 p.m.                Game 13 - Game 11 winner vs. Game 10 winner

 

Tuesday, May 15

11:00 a.m.              Game 14 - Game 13 winner vs. Game 12 winner

3:00 p.m.                Game 15 - if necessary

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