WSL Set for Inaugural Wisconsin State League Invitational Tournament
August 5, 2016
The inaugural Wisconsin State League Invitational Tournament will take place August 11-14.
The Wisconsin State League is set for the inaugural Wisconsin State League Invitational Tournament.
Since the league currently does not have a playoff system, due to the distance teams might have to travel, the league decieded to adpot a end of the year tournament to help fill the void.
For the inaugural run, the tournament for 2016 will consist of only three teams. The goal of the tournament is to first have as many WSL teams participate as possible, then fill remaining spots with interested teams for differnet leagues.
This year’s teams include the Sheboygan A’s, Kenosha Kings and West Allis Nationals from the WSL.
All tournament games will be seven innings. All other rules will be goverend by the WSL rule book.
The tournament format will be a round robin, where all teams will play eachother once. The top two teams after roudn robin play will meet for the tournament championship. If tie-breakers are needed to determine who advances to the championship, the team with the fewest runs alloweed will win out.
The tournament schedule is:
Thursday August 11
Kenosha Kings @ West Allis Nationals (7:30 PM – Harvey Kuenn Field, West Allis)
Saturday August 13
Chicago Rippers vs. West Allis Nationals (4 PM – Wildwood Park, Sheboygan)
Kenosha Kings vs. Sheboygan A’s (6 PM – Wildwood Park, Sheboygan)
Sunday August 14
Championship Game (6 PM – Wildwood Park, Sheboygan)
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