NI Lakers set to host the 2019 Area A American Legion Baseball District Championships

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(Photo courtesy of WENDY DAVIS PHOTOGRAPHY) The 2019 NI Lakers get in formation for a team photo. The 14U Summer Prep team is in the front row, the 17U Juniors are in the middle row and the 19U Seniors are in the back row.

The NI Lakers U19 (17-6-1) will be hosting for the second year in a row the 2019 Area A District Championships. The Lakers will be entering the tournament as the 2-seed following a defeat this past weekend vs.. rivals Moscow Blue Devils (19-5).

The Lakers will kick off the tournament against the 7-seed Orofino Merchants on Thursday at 4 p.m. at War Memorial Field.

Also competing in Districts in Spokane this weekend are our NI Lakers 17U Juniors. AA squad. The 17U Lakers will enter the tournament as the National Division 2-seed with a 16-4 record in league play. The Lakers will face of against Gonzaga Prep on Thursday. Game time is scheduled for 5:45 p.m. at Gonzaga Prep High School.

U19 District Schedule in Sandpoint

Thursday, July 18

at Jeff Johnson Field (Pine Street)

Game 1: LC vs. Camas Prairie, 2 p.m.

at Memorial Field

Game 2: St. Maries vs. CDA, 4:45 p.m.

Game 3: Orofino vs. NI Lakers, 4 p.m.

Game 4: Winner of Game 1 vs. Moscow, 6:45 p.m.

Friday, July 19

at Memorial Field

Game 5: Winner Game 2 vs. Winner Game 3, 2 p.m.

Game 7: Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 5, 4:45 p.m.

at Jeff Johnson Field (Pine Street)

Game 6: Loser Game 2 vs. Loser Game 3, 2 p.m.

Game 8: Loser Game 4 vs. Winner Game 6, 4:45 p.m.

Game 9: Winner Game 4 vs. Winner Game 5, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 20

at Memorial Field

Game 10: Winner Game 7 vs. Winner Game 8, noon

Game 11: Winner Game 10 vs. Loser Game 9, 2:45 p.m.

Sunday July 21

at Memorial Field

Game 12: Winner Game 9 vs. Winner Game 11, TBD

Game 13: If necessary

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