Class 5A regional pairings announced; Zebras hosting 


Claremore senior Brady Priess throws a pitch during a game against Booker T. Washington on April 8.

The Class 5A baseball playoffs are here, and the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association released the regional tournament brackets on Monday.

After earning second in District 5A-3, Claremore will host Regional 6, which is set to begin on Wednesday.

The Zebras will welcome Will Rogers, Skiatook and McAlester.

Claremore played two of the three visitors earlier this season, defeating district foe Skiatook, 14-0, 14-2, and Will Rogers, 11-0.

There are eight regionals in total, and the champion on each advance to the state tournament, May 9-11, in Broken Arrow and Tulsa.

5A Regionals

First-round games only listed in four-team regionals. In three-team regionals, all three first-round pairings are listed.

Region 1 at Duncan

Duncan vs. Altus; Bishop McGuinness vs. Altus; Duncan vs. Bishop McGuinness

Region 2 at MacArthur

MacAruther vs. Western Heights; Guthrie vs. Eisenhower

Region 3 at Carl Albert

Carl Albert vs. Santa Fe South; Guymon vs. El Reno

Region 4 at Piedmont

Del City vs. Piedmont; Woodward vs. Noble

Region 5 at Pryor

Pryor vs. Tahlequah; Durant vs.Tahlequah; Pryor vs. Durant

Region 6 at Claremore

Claremore vs. Rogers; Skiatook vs. McAlester

Region 7 at Collinsville

Collinsville vs. Nathan Hale; Edison vs. B.T. Washington

Region 8 at Bishop Kelley

Bishop Kelley vs. Memorial; Glenpool vs. Coweta