MOREHEAD CITY, NC–The Morehead City Marlins have announced that the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II Region 10 South Atlantic District Playoff Tournament will be returning to Big Rock Stadium for the second year in a row, scheduled to take place from Thursday, May 4th – Monday, May 8th. Following the same format as last year, four games are scheduled to be played each of the first three days of the tournament, two games on Sunday and, if necessary, one game on Monday.

The tournament field is comprised of eight teams, the top four teams from the Division II Region 10 East and West Divisions, respectively. All teams are currently competing for the opportunity to qualify for the playoffs and will do so through the end of the regular season ending on Sunday, April 30th. The tournament game schedule is shown below:

Thursday, May 4th

Game 1 @ 10AM: #3 West vs. #2 East

Game 2 @ 1PM: #4 East vs. #1 West

Game 3 @ 4PM: #3 East vs. #2 West

Game 4 @ 7PM: #4 West vs. #1 East

Friday, May 5th

Game 5 @ 10AM: Game 1 Loser vs. Game 2 Loser

Game 6 @ 1PM: Game 3 Loser vs. Game 4 Loser

Game 7 @ 4PM: Game 1 Winner vs. Game 2 Winner

Game 8 @ 7PM: Game 3 Winner vs. Game 4 Winner

Saturday, May 6th

Game 9 @ 10AM: Game 7 Loser vs. Game 6 Winner

Game 10 @ 1PM: Game 8 Loser vs. Game 5 Winner

Game 11 @ 4PM: Game 7 Winner vs. Game 8 Winner

Game 12 @ 7PM: Game 9 Winner vs. Game 10 Winner

Sunday, May 7th

Game 13 @ 3PM: Game 12 Winner vs. Game 11 Loser

Game 14 @ 7PM: Game 11 Winner vs. Game 13 Winner

Monday, May 8th (if necessary)

Game 15 @ 1PM: Game 14 Winner vs. Game 14 Loser (if 1st loss)

Fans will have the opportunity to purchase tickets on a daily basis at the cost of $15 per day or with a one-time payment of $30 for the All-Tournament Pass, which grants access to each game played. Tickets are on sale now and can be found here: 2023 NJCAA DII Region 10 Tickets

The winner of the Region 10 Tournament will move on to play the winner of the Region 8 Tournament in a best-of-3 series from May 12-14 for the title of South Atlantic District Champion. The South Atlantic District Champion receives an automatic bid for the 2023 NJCAA Division II World Series to be played at David Allen Memorial Ballpark in Enid, Oklahoma scheduled for May 27-June 3, 2023.

Puck O’Neal Field at Big Rock Stadium was erected in 2010 in Morehead City, North Carolina, the business epicenter within the beautiful Crystal Coast. The stadium is home to the Morehead City Marlins, a Coastal Plain League baseball team, operated by Riverfront Sports and Entertainment. Big Rock Stadium’s main grandstand seats 1,800 fans, with availability for another 400-500 standing-room only tickets. The stadium is located inside Rotary Park at 2714 Mayberry Loop Road in Morehead City.