Host: I.C. West AD, Scott Kibby, phone
319-540-6015Below are the CRANDIC Bylaws regarding the format for the Sophomore Metro Tournament:
Shall be held on the Thursday and Saturday of NFHS Week 2b.
Format will consist of Thursday play having 3 pools of 3 teams and playing a round robinwithin each pool. Suggested start times of 9am, 11am and 1pm.c.
Pools will be determined by the records (based on winning %) as of July 4
Pool A will have seed 1, seed 6 and seed 7ii)
Pool B will have seed 2, seed 5 and seed 8iii)
Pool C will have seed 3, seed 4 and seek 9d.
Tie breaker for opening pools and Championship pool will be as follows:i)
Fewest runs allowedii)
If 2 teams are tied based on (i) then the head to head score will break the tiee.
Saturday play.The 3 pool winners as determined in item (d) advance to Saturday bracket play. Plus the topremaining team also advances.The 4
team is determined by the following priorities.i)
head to head (If two teams in a pool finish with the same record head to headwill eliminate one of those teams from consideration)iii)
fewest runs allowediv)
highest seedSaturday Bracket playGame 1: team 1 vs. team 4Game 2: team 2 vs. team 3Game 3: Championship, winners of game 1 and game 2Seeding for the Bracket play follows the same criteria outlined earlier in this section (Note:the 3 pool winners must be teams 1-3, the 4
team is a runner-up from pool play regardlessof record)f.
All Games will be 6-inning gamesg.
Mercy Rule-NFHS run differential rules will be used.g. Host school (as determined by the CRANDIC chart) will be guaranteed to host one of the 3sites and will host the Saturday Championship Pool. The Host school will hire all umpires forthe entire tournament. Other Thursday sites will submit their gate receipts to the Host schoolfor reimbursement in umpire charges.