Perhaps the tables will turn at this year's Class 2 District 5 Tournament for the varsity baseball team at Seymour High School.

A year ago, the Tigers of head coach Jason Duey were seeded fi rst and fell 6-4 in the championship game to second-seeded Mansfi eld.

This year, Mansfi eld is the No. 1 seed. Seymour is second.

Last Wednesday, May 1, district coaches met to determine seeds for the seven-team tourney, which will be played at Seymour High School.

Mansfield, with a 10-5 record at the time coaches met, earned the district's top spot, while Seymour, with a 13-7 mark, was seeded second.

In the third seed in Galena at 13-5, followed by Gainesville (9-11) in fourth and Spokane (4-11) in the fifth spot. Blue Eye (3-11) is the No. 6 seed; seeded seventh is Sparta, a team with only one victory this spring.

Seymour will play No. 7 Sparta in first-round action set for 1 p.m. next Monday afternoon.

Other quarterfinal games include No. 3 Galena versus No. 6 Blue Eye at 3:30 p.m. that day, followed by at 6 p.m. matchup of No. 4 Gainesville and No. 5 Spokane.

Mansfield earned a first-round bye.

With a win, Seymour's Tigers advance to the semifinals, where the squad will face the winner of No. 3 Galena and No. 6 Blue Eye at 5:30 p.m. next Tuesday.

The district's championship contest arrives at 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 15.

Complete tournament brackets are available at no charge upon request at the Webster County Citizen office, located on the west side of the Seymour square.

Please follow this link for the online bracket: http://webstercountycitizen.com/app/splash_ads/District 2019 Bracket.pdf

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