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Schedule set for Bobby Murray baseball invitational

Several area baseball teams will compete in the 26th annual Bobby Murray Invitational, which begins Thursday at the USA Baseball Training Complex in Cary.

Four Cap Eight teams – Broughton, Millbrook, Wakefield and Wake Forest-Rolesville – are in the 10-team field.

Athens Drive, of the Tri-Nine, is also participating.

Matchups for the first two days of the tournament are below.

Pairings for Saturday and championship games will be determined by Thursday and Friday performances.

Saturday games will be played at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., with the championship scheduled for 6:30 p.m.

Thursday:

• Southwest Guilford vs. Wake County Home School, 4 p.m.



• Broughton vs. Athens Drive, 4 p.m.



• East Wake vs. Wakefield, 5 p.m.



• Person vs. Wake Forest, 7 p.m.



• Millbrook vs. Jamestown Ragsdale, 7 p.m.



Friday:

• Wakefield vs. Person, 4 p.m.



• Wake County Home School vs. East Wake, 4 p.m.



• Wake Forest vs. Southwest Guilford, 5 p.m.



• Broughton vs. Ragsdale, 7 p.m.



• Athens Drive vs. Millbrook, 7 p.m.



Hilltop Invitational Tournament

Cardinal Gibbons’ baseball team is scheduled to compete in the National Division of the Hilltop Invitational Tournament hosted by Cedar Ridge and Chapel Hill high schools.

The Crusaders open the tournament at 4 p.m. Thursday against Southern Alamance at Cedar Ridge.

Friday and Saturday matchups will be determined by winners and losers of Thursday games.

The championship game is scheduled for Saturday at 7 p.m. at Chapel Hill High.

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