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Motlow Bucks will face Columbia State Monday in opening round of TCCAA/Region VII Tournament

May 4, 2017

The Motlow State Bucks will play the Columbia State Chargers at 10 a.m. Monday in the opening round of the TCCAA/Region VII baseball tournament. The tournament is being held at Volunteer State Community College in Gallatin.

TCCAA/Region VII Baseball Tournament Bracket

The Bucks (22-28, 10-15) enter the tournament as the No. 7 seed, while the Chargers (32-21, 16-10) are the No. 2 seed. The winner of Monday morning's game will play Tuesday at 4 p.m., while the loser plays again Tuesday at 10 a.m. The tournament is a double-elimination event, with the champion being crowned Thursday.

Dyersburg State, currently ranked No. 1 in the nation in the latest NJCAA poll, won the regular season title and enters the tournament as the top seed. By winning the regular season title, the Eagles have already qualified for the next round and will host the East/Central District tournament beginning May 17. Walters State, which finished second during the regular season, is ineligible for postseason play and will not participate in the tournament.

The Bucks and Chargers have played four times this season, all in Columbia, with the Chargers winning three out of four. Motlow's win was a dominating 13-5 victory on March 31, while Columbia's three wins were by one, two and six runs respectively.