Greenville, S.C.—On Monday April 30, 2012 he seedings for the 2012 NCCAA South Regional Softball Tournament were handed down, and for the 2nd time this season, the North Greenville Crusaders find themselves at the top of the bracket.
The Crusaders who won the NCCAA National Championship last season, wrapped the regular season with a 24-9 mark and an 18-4 mark in Conference Carolinas play. The Crusaders earned the to seed in the conference tournament but were ousted in the championship series by fellow NCCAA member King College.
North Greenville will enter the National Christian Collegiate Athletic Association post-season tournament as the #1 overall seed for the south region and will take the #4 seed and tournament host Truett-McConnell. The Crusaders and Bears will square off on Friday, May 4th at 2pm.
The championship game(s) will be held Saturday afternoon starting at 2pm. The second game, if necessary will be held at 4pm. The winner of this weekends tournament will advance to the National Tournament held on May 10-12 in Troutville, Virginia at the Botetourt Sports Complex.
The seeds and tournament bracket are as follows:
Friday, May 4th
2:00 pm #4 Truett vs #1 North Greenville (Game 1)
4:00 pm #3 Point vs #2 Emmanuel (Game 2)
6:00 pm Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2 (Game 3)
8:00 pm Winner Game 1 vs Winner Game 2 (Game 4)
Saturday, May 5th
12 pm Loser Game 4 vs Winner Game 3 (Game 5)
2 pm Winner Game 4 vs Winner Game 5 (Championship Game)
4 pm IF NECESSARY