SIX HIGH SCHOOL GAMES THIS WEEK
Fifth Third Field hosts doubleheaders Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday
DAYTON, Ohio– The Dayton Dragons are hosting high school baseball at Fifth Third Field for the 10th straight season in 2015. This year’s series of games will continue with three consecutive days of doubleheaders beginning Monday, April 20. This spring, 35 high schools will play regular season games at the home of the Dragons.
High school baseball at Fifth Third Field also serves as a fundraiser for the participating schools. This year’s series of games will raise approximately $30,000 for the schools to help with the cost of uniforms, equipment, and bus transportation.
All games are sponsored by MAC Athletics, Inc., experts in athletic facility planning, design, construction, and equipment acquisition. Go to macathletix.com for more information on their services.
Monday features two contests beginning at 4:30 p.m. Tri-Village meets Northridge to kick-off the action, with Franklin-Monroe and Arcanum set for a 7 p.m. tilt.
Tuesday, West Carrolton takes on Fairborn at 4:30 p.m. with New Miami and Princeton slotted for 7 p.m.
Rounding out the week of games on Wednesday, Wayne and Lebanon play at 4:30 p.m. In the nightcap, Dixie and Milton Union will do battle at 7 p.m.
The Dayton Dragons have been hosting the Miami Valley’s best baseball teams since 2006 and are proud to continue the tradition for a 10th year. A complete list of high school baseball games scheduled to be played at Fifth Third Field can be found at daytondragons.com.
All games are free to attend and the media are invited to cover them. Gates will open one hour prior to the first game played that day. High schools may provide their own PA announcers, cheer squads, and national anthem singers. Some even bring their own radio broadcasters to the ballpark. Participating high schools sell Dragons tickets to help raise money for their programs.
Below is the remaining schedule for 2015:
|Day||Date||Time||Home Team||Away Team|
|Tuesday||4/28||4:30 PM||Emanuel Christian||Middletown Christian|
|Wednesday||4/29||4:30 PM||Springfield Shawnee||Oakwood|
|Friday||5/1||4:30 PM||Valley View||Fort Loramie|
|Saturday||5/2||1:00 PM||Covington||St. Henry|
|Saturday||5/2||4:00 PM||Lehman Catholic||Fairborn|
More Information: The Dayton Dragons are the Midwest League affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds and play a 70-game home schedule at beautiful Fifth Third Field in downtown Dayton, easily accessible from Interstate 75. Individuals and groups seeking information about Dayton Dragons group tickets, lawn tickets, the season ticket wait list, sponsorship opportunities or booking a Dragons speaker are encouraged to contact the Dragons by calling (937) 228-2287, by email at [email protected], or on the web at daytondragons.com