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La Plata Top Seeded In District 13 at La Plata

By David Sharp

Host La Plata was voted the top seed for the Class 1, District 13 Baseball Tournament at La Plata. The Bulldogs (11-5) will have a first round bye in the seven team district. First round contests are scheduled for Friday, May 12, 2023 beginning at 4PM weather permitting.

Defending Sectional champion North Shelby (7-6) plays seventh seeded Bucklin/Macon County (0-6) at 5:45PM in first round action. For the benefit of Raider fans, the North Shelby game is the second scheduled match of the day.

Fourth seeded Atlanta (6-9) takes on conference rival and fifth seeded Brashear (5-7) in the first game of the day at 4PM. Third seeded Bevier (7-7) plays sixth seeded Marion County (4-12) at 7:15 PM in the final slated first round game.

La Plata enters district play in the semifinal round. The Bulldogs take on the winner of the Atlanta vs. Brashear game at 5PM on Monday, May 15. The winners of the North Shelby vs. BMC and the Bevier vs. Marion County first round games will meet at 6:45PM in the second scheduled semifinal match.

The Class 1, District 13 championship game is scheduled for Wednesday, May 17, 2023 at 6PM. The winner of Class 1 District 13 will take on the winner of District 14 at Green City on Monday, May 22 in the Sectional round of the MSHSAA Baseball Tournament.

Four time defending district champion Green City (13-5) is the top seed at Green City. Princeton (10-9) is the second seeded District 14 team.