Oklahoma Baptist, fresh from its region berth-clinching appearance in the Sooner Athletic Conference Tournament finals, will open the Region VI Tournament Tuesday in Oklahoma City against the team the Bison beat to earn the berth - Wayland Baptist.
The Bison, who toppled the third-seed and 12th-ranked Pioneers 17-3, will play Wayland Baptist at 6 p.m., Tuesday, at Oklahoma City University's Jim Wade Stadium.
That game's winner will play at 6 p.m., Wednesday, against the winner of the Oklahoma City-Texas Wesleyan contest. The OBU-WBU loser plays the Lubbock Christian-Northwood winner at 2:30 p.m., Wednesday.
The Bison and Pioneers are 2-2 against each other this season, but all four games were played in Plainview on Wayland Baptist's home soil.
In the postseason, OBU hung 10 runs on All-Conference pitcher Todd Jeffress over the course of five innings.
In the four games the teams have played against each other, Mason Reilly is batting .400 for the Bison, with Chris Chambers and Josh Collazo hitting .385. Christian Ruiz has two home runs and seven RBI, while Josh Kirkpatrick has two home runs and nine RBI in the series.
Brett Sheppard has hit .462 against OBU pitching, while Ben Seymore and Vinnie Biancamano are hitting .444 and .400, respectively.
Collazo, Chambers and Reilly also had outstanding tournaments last week. Collazo batted .478 with a home run and seven RBI. Chambers hit .476 with three home runs and 14 RBI, and Reilly batted .471 with a home run and seven RBI.
The Region VI Tournament concludes on Friday with the championship game(s).
NAIA Region VI Baseball Championships
At Oklahoma City
Jim Wade Stadium
Game 1: Lubbock Christian vs. Northwood (Texas), 11 a.m.
Game 2: Oklahoma City vs. Texas Wesleyan, 2:30 p.m.
Game 3: Oklahoma Baptist vs. Wayland Baptist, 6 p.m.
Game 4: Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2, 11 a.m.
Game 5: Winner Game 1 vs. Loser Game 3, 2:30 p.m.
Game 6: Winner Game 2 vs. Winner Game 3, 6 p.m.
Game 7: Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6, 11 a.m.
Game 8: Winner Game 4 vs. Loser Game 6, 2:30 p.m.
Game 9: Winner Game 8 vs. Loser Game 7, 6 p.m.
Game 10: Winner Game 7 vs. Winner Game 9, 1 p.m., championship
Game 11: Winner Game 10 vs. Loser Game 10, 4:30 p.m., if necessary