The 2022 Cal Ripken World Series starts this afternoon in Vincennes at the Cub League complex. The team coming from the most distance away will be in action, as Oahu, Hawaii faces Milton Massachusetts. That game, and the remaining three games, will be on the Green Diamond– or Joe Bilskie, Senior Field. At 3 pm, Southeastern Lexington Kentucky plays Julington Creek, Florida. The two Vincennes teams will play on the Green diamond starting at 5:30, as the Vincennes White team faces New Canaan, Connecticut, and at 8 pm, the Vincennes Green team takes on Willamette Valley, Oregon.
The 20 teams are separated into four five-team pools. Pool play continues through Wednesday, with bracket games beginning Thursday of next week. The championship game is set for Saturday at Joe Bilskie Field. Opening ceremonies will take place tonight at 7:45 pm– also at Bilskie Field.
You can hear the two Vincennes teams’ games on 92.1, WZDM. The games will also be streamed online at wzdm.com.