Appoquinimink's Mason Keene slides home with a run at Middletown

Appoquinimink's Mason Keene slides home with a run at Middletown

Undefeated Appoquinimink is the top seed for the 2019 DIAA Baseball Tournament that gets underway on Thursday.

Appo is one of the top 8 seeds who have earned a bye to Saturday's second round.

The other 16 teams will play in first round games at the various higher seeds' home field.

The semifinals and finals will take place at Frawley Stadium. The DIAA has traditionally also hosted two quarterfinals at the stadium, but that was not announced in the initial release of the bracket.

2019 DIAA Baseball Bracket

2019 DIAA Baseball Bracket

FIRST ROUND - Thursday, May 23

No. 17 Conrad (10-8) at No. 16 Delmar (12-6) - 4pm

No. 18 St. Georges (10-8) at No. 15 Red Lion (12-6) - 4pm

No. 19 Archmere (10-8) at No. 14 DMA (13-5) - 4pm (at Newark National LL)

No. 20 Wilmington Charter (10-8) at No. 13 St. Mark's (12-6) - 4pm

No. 21 Caesar Rodney (10-8) at No. 12 Cape Henlopen (13-5) - 4pm

No. 22 Brandywine (11-7) at No. 11 William Penn (13-5) - 4pm

No. 23 Tower Hill (10-8) at No. 10 Delmarva Christian (15-2) - 4pm

No. 24 A.I. duPont (10-8) at No. 9 Concord (15-3) - 4pm

SECOND ROUND - Saturday, May 25

Delmar/Conrad at No. 1 Appoquinimink (18-0) - Time TBA

Red Lion/St. Georges at No. 2 Salesianum (16-2) - Time TBA

DMA/Archmere at No. 3 Newark Charter (16-2) - Noon (At Hill Field)

St. Mark's/Charter at No. 4 Dover (15-3) - 1pm

Cape Henlopen/CR at No. 5 Milford (16-2) - Noon

William Penn/Brandywine at No. 6 Caravel (14-4) - Noon

DMV Christian/Tower Hill at No. 7 Friends (16-2) - 1pm

Concord/AI duPont at No. 8 Sussex Tech (14-4) - 1pm

QUARTERFINALS - Tuesday, May 28

Appo winner vs. Sussex Tech winner

Salesianum winner vs. Friends winner

Newark Charter winner vs. Caravel winner

Dover winner vs. Milford winner

SEMIFINALS - Thursday, May 30

At Frawley Stadium - 4pm & 7pm (order unknown)

Appo quarter vs. Dover quarter

Newark Charter quarter vs. Salesianum quarter

FINALS - Saturday, June 1

At Frawley Stadium - Time TBA

WDEL/Delaware SportsZone Sports Director. National Sports Media Association's Delaware Sportscaster of the Year (2013).