Here are the first round pairings for the Area I West American Legion Baseball Playoffs. All series are best-of-five. With the higher seeded team having home field advantage. Play begins Tuesday night.
No. 6 seed North Raleigh Post 297 faces No. 3 seed Garner Post 232. Garner will host games 1, 3 and 5.
No. 4 seed Post 71 of Clayton faces No. 5 seed Raleigh Post 1 in the opening round. No. 2 Cary will meet No. 7 Apex.
No. 1 seed Durham Post 7 has a bye; eight place finisher Benson Banner Post 109 missed the playoffs.