First round UCT baseball matchups set for Saturday; 8 games on tap, with winners advancing to next Wednesday’s quarterfinals

Union, the sixth seed, hosts 11th-seeded Johnson in one of four games from the bottom side of the bracket

The 60th annual baseball Union County Tournament will continue Saturday with eight first round matchups at the higher seeds. Call school athletic directors for the accurate starting times.

The three preliminary round games that must be completed by Thursday or Friday’s rain date include:

19-St. Mary’s, Elizabeth at 14-Roselle Catholic

18-Hillside at 15-Oratory Prep

17-Plainfield at 16-Roselle Park

Here are Saturday’s eight first-round matchups, with the winners advancing to next Wednesday’s 4 p.m. quarterfinals at the higher seeds:

 

UCT BASEBALL FIRST ROUND

SATURDAY, APRIL 27

 

TOP SIDE OF THE BRACKET:

12-Rahway at 5-Elizabeth

13-New Providence at 4-Gov. Livingston

9-Summit at 8-Union Catholic

17-Plainfield/16-Roselle Park at 1-Cranford

 

BOTTOM SIDE OF THE BRACKET:

10-Linden at 7-Dayton

18-Hillside/15-Oratory Prep at 2-Scotch Plains

11-Johnson at 6-Union

19-St. Mary’s, Elizabeth/14-Roselle Catholic at 3-Westfield

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