Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

April 10, 2013

Plateau Invitational changes schedule for pool play


CROSSVILLE — The Cumberland County Lady Jet softball team will be hosting nine other schools in the annual Plateau Invitational April 12-13 at Crossville Centennial Park; however, the schedule for the pool games  for the second time this week, as Wartburg and Cannon County have are no longer playing in the tournament.

Tournament games begin at 9 a.m. Saturday.

There are two pools. Pool one has CCHS, DeKalb County, Gordonsville Rhea County and White County, while pool two has Cookeville, Stone, Knox Central, Lavergne and Carter.

Here is the schedule for April 12:

Pool 1

Turner 1

5:30 p.m.: CCHS vs. Rhea County

6:45 p.m.: CCHS vs. Gordonsville

8 p.m.: White County vs. Rhea County

Turner 2

5:30 p.m.: DeKalb County vs. Gordonsville

6:45 p.m.: Dekalb County vs. White County

Pool 2

Turner 6

5:30 p.m.: Cookeville vs. Carter

6:45 p.m.: Cookeville vs. Knox Central

Turner 3

5:30 p.m.:  Stone vs. Knox Central

6:45 p.m.: Lavergne vs. Carter

8 p.m.: Stone vs. Lavergne

The games will follow TSSAA rules, with the following exception:

The time limit for pool games is drop dead after 60 minutes. For tournament games, the time limit is 60 minutes and finish the inning.

The championship is five innings with no time limit.

The umpires may check bats and helmits prior to each game.

The run rule is 15 after three innings, 12 after four innings and eight after five innings.

The tournament director has the right to alter the tournament format, field assignments and/or game times in the event of inclement weather.

Pool play standings will be determined by win/loss record, fewest runs allowed, most runs scored and draw-flip coin.