Carbon County Jr. Babe Ruth playoffs
The Jim Thorpe Bruins (14-2) won the National League Division Championships and the Jim Thorpe Royals (15-0)
won the American League Division Championship to draw first round byes for the post-season tournament that begins on Friday, Feb. 24.
*The top six teams out of the 12 team league qualified for the single-elimination tournament.
In Friday's openers, No. 3 seed Franklin Township Patriots hosts No. 6 seed Lansford Krajcirik's at 5:45 at Lehighton Area HS Varsity baseball field and No. 4 seed Lansford Delrose takes on No. 5 Franklin Township Falcons at 5:45 at the Lansford Babe Ruth field.
Second Round Games will be played on Saturday with times to be determined.
Games on Saturday will be played at Jim Thorpe Area High School.
The Championship Game will be played Monday, June 27, 5:45 at Christman Field, regardless of what teams are involved as it must be played on a field with lights so that ALL 7 innings are played.
The rain date is Tuesday, June 28 at 5:45.