Baseball tournament assignments are final for the OHSAA Northwest District with Continental High being assigned to the Patrick Henry Division IV field. Continental and Leipsic are the only Putnam County League teams assigned to this far reaching field. The Patrick Henry field ranges from Ayersville (Northwest) to Toledo Christian (Northeast) to Vanlue (Southeast). Two Green Meadows Conference teams are in the field Ayersville and Holgate. Six teams from the Blancard Valley Conference are also in the field (Arcadia, Leipsic, McComb, North Baltimore, Riverdale, and Vanlue). Toledo Christian and Patrick Henry round out the 11 team field.
Sectional Semifinals and Finals will be held at the better seeded site the week of May 11-18. District Semifinals and Finals will be held May 20-24 at Patrick Henry. District winner will advance to the Patrick Henry Regional. Tournament draw is May 5. Note this year baseball tournament was pushed back one week and is not on the same schedule as softball.
Patrick Henry DIV District Field
This is a new District taking 5 teams from the 2018 Findlay District (Aracida, McComb, North Baltimore, Riverdale, and Vanlue). Four teams from the Ottawa Glandorf District (Continental, Holgate, Leipsic, and Patrick Henry.) Ayersville was in the Bryan District. Toledo Christian was in the Clyde District. North Baltimore advanced out of the Findlay District to the Patrick Henry Regional Semifinal.
The remainder of the Putnam County League teams were assigned to the Ottawa Glandorf DIV District.
–Mike Jones, Sportswriter