Russia defeated Shelby County League rival Fort Loramie in the D-IV regional at Springfield’s Carleton Davidson Stadium last season. FILE PHOTO

D-IV sectional baseball top seeds, pairings

The high school baseball sectional tournaments begin Monday, May 7.

The higher seeds host first-round and semifinal games. Sectional finals are at predetermined locations. Those winners advance to district finals on Friday, May 18 for Divisions III and IV and Saturday, May 19 for Divisions I and II. Those times and locations are TBA. All games are at 5 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

The following are the top three D-IV sectional baseball seeds and bracket pairings.

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Division IV, Dayton 1 & 2: 1. Newton, 2. Tri-County North, 3. Tri-Village.

D-IV, Dayton 3 & 4: 1. Russia, 2. Fort Loramie, 3. Lehman Catholic.

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• Dayton 1 first round, Mon., May 7: Catholic Central at Southeastern; Emmanuel Christian at Middletown Christian.

Semifinals, Wed., May 9: Catholic Central/Southeastern winner at Newton; Emmanuel Christian/Middletown Christian winner at Franklin Monroe.

Final, Wed., May 16: at Duke Park, Troy.

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Dayton 2 first round, Mon., May 7: Cedarville at Legacy Christian.

Semifinals, Wed., May 9: Yellow Springs at Tri-Village; Cedarville/Legacy Christian winner at Tri-County North.

Final, Wed., May 16: at Covington.

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Dayton 3 first round, Mon., May 7: Fairlawn at Riverside; Covington at Jackson Center.

Semifinals, Wed., May 9: Fairlawn/Riverside winner at Russia; Covington/Jackson Center winner at Lehman Catholic.

Final, Wed., May 16: at Newton.

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Dayton 4 first round, Mon., May 7: Ansonia at Botkins; Bradford at Mississinawa Valley.

Semifinals, Wed., May 9: Ansonia/Botkins winner at Fort Loramie; Bradford/Mississinawa Valley winner at Triad.

Final, Wed., May 16: at Sidney.

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