Central Methodist Will Host NAIA Baseball Regional

The NAIA announced Monday that Central Methodist will be one of the opening round hosts for the national tournament. Other hosts will be Bellevue (NE); Cumberlands (KY); Georgia-Gwinnett; Lewis-Clark State (ID); LSU-Shreveport; Taylor (IN); Kingsport (TN); Westport (CA); and William Carey (MS). Six of the double-elimination regions will have five teams each, the other four will have four teams each. Games will be May 15th through the 18th The winner of each will advance to the NAIA Baseball World Series in Lewiston, Idaho beginning on May 26th. The NAIA also announced the softball hosts. No Missouri schools were selected, but Baker out of the Heart of America Conference will be one of the sites. Games are May 15th and 17th, and the NAIA Softball World Series in Columbus, Georgia, beginning on May 25th.