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Playoff Schedule Changes

The Sharks advanced to the Divisional Championship Series in the 2017 Petitt Cup Playoffs with a 13-0 victory last night in Fayetteville. #3 Wilmington faces #4 Edenton, giving the Sharks have the home field advantage in the series.

Game 1 of the 3 game series is a 9-inning contest Thursday night at Historic Hicks Field in Edenton. First pitch is at 7:05 for Game 1.

Due to a scheduling conflict at Legion Stadium, Friday is another off day and will be used as a potential make-up day if there is rain in Edenton on Thursday.

On Saturday, Wilmington hosts Games 2 and 3 in the CPL double-header format. Regardless if needed, both games will be 7 inning contests.  The gates will open at 5:00 P.M. for Game 2 and first pitch is at 6:05. Game 3, if necessary, will follow 30 minutes after Game 2 on Saturday.

Tickets are on sale NOW, and will be good for both contests. Tickets can be purchased online by clicking here or by calling the Sharks front offices at 910-343-5621.


Contact

CARSON BOWEN

(910) 343 – 5621

media@wilmingtonsharks.com

About The Wilmington Sharks

Set in the picturesque Cape Fear region of North Carolina, the Wilmington Sharks are one of the charter members of the Coastal Plain League. Providing affordable family entertainment in a minor league atmosphere, the Sharks have been consistently in the top 25 in attendance in all of summer-collegiate baseball.

About The Coastal Plain League

The Coastal Plain League is the nation’s hottest summer collegiate baseball league. Celebrating its 21st season in 2017, the CPL features 15 teams playing in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Georgia. The CPL gives college players the chance to refine their skills with the use of wooden bats. Players are housed with local host families for the summer and past experiences have been very positive for both players and hosts. Furthermore, the CPL has had over 1,100 alumni drafted and 93 alums – including 2011 AL MVP and Cy Young award winner Justin Verlander – make their Major League debut thus far. For more information on the Coastal Plain League, please visit the league website at CoastalPlain.com


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