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06/06/18 – Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Baseball and Owensboro Health/KHSAA Softball State Tournaments Begin Thursday

June 6, 2018 2017-2018 News Releases

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 6, 2018

The 2018 Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Baseball and 2018 Owensboro Health/KHSAA Softball State Tournaments begin Thursday at Whitaker Bank Ballpark in Lexington and Jack C. Fisher Park in Owensboro, respectively. Tickets for each event are available for purchase through KHSAA.org including an online-only, discounted all-session pass for state softball (https://gofan.co/app/school/KHSAA).

The Whitaker Bank/KHSAA State Baseball Tournament (June 7-9, 15-16) gets underway Thursday morning at 11 a.m. when Greenup County takes on Muhlenberg County. The first round of the tournament will be split across Thursday and Friday with four games on each day, followed by four quarterfinal games on Saturday, June 9. The state baseball tournament resumes the following weekend with the semifinals set for 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Friday, June 15th. The championship game will be played on Saturday, June 16th at 7 p.m.

The Owensboro Health/KHSAA State Softball Tournament (June 7-9) gets started at 5 p.m. (CT) on Thursday night in Owensboro, as the first four opening round games are played simultaneously at the Kentucky Legends Fields at Jack C. Fisher Park. Thursday’s action concludes with the last four first round games at 7 p.m. The teams return to the park Friday morning at 9 a.m. to continue the double elimination tournament (through game 26). Saturday’s slate of games begins at 9 a.m. with the championship bracket finals and the consolation bracket semifinals, and wraps up with the state championship game at 1 p.m.

The semifinals and final of the Whitaker Bank/KHSAA State Baseball Tournament will be webcast live at KHSAA.tv, as will select games from Saturday’s action of the Owensboro Health/KHSAA State Softball Tournament (games 27, 29, 30 and 31). KHSAA.tv webcasts will be streamed live through the NFHS Network, which is a subscription based service. Subscription plans for the NFHS Network are available for $9.95 a month. A monthly subscription, priced less than the cost of admission to a state championship event, entitles users to every broadcast by the KHSAA and the more than 40 participating state associations. To subscribe to the NFHS Network, visit: http://www.nfhsnetwork.com/subscribe/retail

A free audio-only feed of the webcast games will also be available online through KHSAA.net and Mixlr (http://mixlr.com/khsaa/), which has a corresponding app available for iOS and Android devices. The baseball quarterfinal games on June 9th will also be carried through Mixlr at http://mixlr.com/khsaa2/ courtesy of WMST.

Live stats for each game of the baseball and softball tournaments will be available at KHSAA.org.

2018 Whitaker Bank/KHSAA State Baseball Tournament
Official Program – http://khsaa.org/Publications/Programs/20172018/Baseball/issue1/index.html
Tournament Bracket – http://khsaa.org/baseball/2018/statebaseballbracket.pdf
Tournament Central (Rosters, Live Stats, etc.) – http://khsaa.org/2018-whitaker-bankkhsaa-state-baseball-tournament/
Order Tickets – http://bit.ly/2LaRDOa

2018 Owensboro Health/KHSAA State Softball Tournament
Official Program – http://khsaa.org/Publications/Programs/20172018/Softball/issue1/index.html
Tournament Bracket – http://khsaa.org/fastpitchsoftball/2018/statefastpitchbracket.pdf
Tournament Central (Rosters, Live Stats, etc.) – https://khsaa.org/2018-khsaa-state-softball-info-and-results/
Order Tickets – https://gofan.co/app/school/KHSAA

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About the Kentucky High School Athletic Association
The Kentucky High School Athletic Association was organized in 1917 and is the agency designated by the Kentucky Department of Education to manage high school athletics in the Commonwealth. The Association is a voluntary nonprofit 501(c)3 organization made up of 280 member schools both public and private. The KHSAA sanctions 44 state championships in 13 sports and 5 sport-activities, licenses and trains over 4,000 officials, provides catastrophic insurance for its more than 70,000 member school student-athletes, as well as overseeing coaching education and sports safety programs.

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