The Hilltop Invitational, the Triangle's largest spring break baseball tournament, begins Thursday and uses the fields at East Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, Orange and Cedar Ridge high schools to host two eight-team tournaments.
The "American Division" is hosted by East Chapel Hill and Orange and features Cary, East Chapel Hill, East Forsyth, South Granville, Burlington Williams, Granville Central, Maury (Va.) and Orange.
The "National Division" is hosted by Chapel Hill and Cedar Ridge and features Cardinal Gibbons, Durham Jordan, Surry Central, Cedar Ridge, Southern Alamance, Kernersville Glenn, Tallmadge (Ohio) and Chapel Hill.
The American Division’s seventh-, fifth-, third- and first-place games will be held Saturday at Orange starting at 10 a.m., while the National Division’s games that day will be at Cedar Ridge.
Thursday - American Division
Game 1 (at East Chapel Hill HS) East Forsyth vs. South Granville, 1 p.m.
Game 2 (at East Chapel Hill HS) Cary vs. East Chapel Hill, 4 p.m.
Game 3 (at Orange HS) Williams vs Granville Central, 4 p.m.
Game 4 (at Orange HS) Maury (Va.) vs Orange, 7 p.m.
Friday - American Division
Saturday - American Division
Game 1 (at Cedar Ridge HS) Jordan vs. Cardinal Gibbons, 1 p.m.
Game 2 (at Cedar Ridge HS) Surry Central vs. Cedar Ridge, 4 p.m.
Game 3 (at Chapel Hill HS) Southern Alamance vs Kernersville Glenn, 4 p.m.
Game 4 (at Chapel Hill HS) Tallmadge (Ohio) vs Chapel Hill, 7 p.m.
Friday - National Division
Saturday - National Division
Game 11 (at Cedar Ridge) Game 7 loser vs Game 8 loser, 4 p.m.
Game 12 (at Cedar Ridge) Game 7 winner vs Game 8 winner, 7 p.m. - championship