Section V Playoff Preview: Class A1

The Canandaigua Braves won 11 of their last 12 games to grab the top seed in Class A1. (Photo: PAUL GOTHAM/PICKIN’ SPLINTERS)

Class A1 opens play on Monday, with each of the top-two seeds receiving byes. The playoff culminates with a final on Saturday, May 26. Class A1’s defending champion is this year’s top seed, Canandaigua.

No. 1 seed CANANDAIGUA BRAVES (Monroe County Division III)
Record: 15-4
Streak: Won 11 of last 12
Batting average: .352
ERA: 2.59
Runs scored: 172
Runs allowed: 105
Finish last season: Lost to Pittsford Sutherland, 9-3, in the Class A crossover game
Opponent: Winner of Brighton / Spencerport

No. 2 seed PITTSFORD MENDON VIKINGS (Monroe County Division III)
Record: 14-6
Streak: Won four of last five
Batting average: .333
ERA: 3.13
Runs scored: 154
Runs allowed: 91
Finish last season: Lost to Greece Arcadia, 2-1, in Class A1 semifinal
Opponent: Winner of Eastridge / Greece Arcadia

No. 3 seed BROCKPORT BLUE DEVILS (Monroe County Division III)
Record: 13-7
Streak: Won last three
Runs scored: 149
Runs allowed: 114
Finish last season: Lost to Greece Arcadia, 6-3, in Class A1 quarterfinal
Opponent: No. 6 seed Pittsford Sutherland

No. 4 seed IRONDEQUOIT EAGLES (Monroe County Division II)
Record: 12-8
Streak: Won three of last four
Batting average: .288
ERA: 3.28
Runs scored: 137
Runs allowed: 98
Finish last season: Lost to Brighton, 7-1, in Class A1 quarterfinal
Opponent: No. 5 seed Greece Athena

No. 5 seed GREECE ATHENA TROJANS (Monroe County Division III)
Record: 12-8
Streak: Won last five
Batting average: .365
ERA: 4.82
Runs scored: 173
Runs allowed: 124
Finish last season: Lost to Spencerport, 4-3, in Class A1 first round
Opponent: No. 4 seed Irondequoit

No. 6 seed PITTSFORD SUTHERLAND KNIGHTS (Monroe County Division III)
Record: 11-8
Streak: Won last three
Runs scored: 120
Runs allowed: 87
Finish last season: Lost to Wantagh, 5-1, in the Class A state semi-final
Opponent: No. 3 seed Brockport

No. 7 seed EASTRIDGE LANCERS (Monroe County Division IV)
Record: 9-11
Streak: Lost four of last six
Batting average: .246
ERA: 4.04
Runs scored: 110
Runs allowed: 118
Finish last season: Lost to Pittsford Mendon, 5-3, in Class A1 first round
Opponent: No. 10 seed Greece Arcadia

No. 8 seed BRIGHTON BARONS (Monroe County Division III)
Record: 7-11
Streak: Won three of last four
Batting average: .316
ERA: 6.11
Runs scored: 113
Runs allowed: 142
Finish last season: Lost to Canandaigua, 2-1, in Class A1 semifinal
Opponent: No. 9 seed Spencerport

No. 9 seed SPENCERPORT RANGERS (Monroe County Division II)
Record: 5-15
Streak: Won four of last six
Batting average: .239
ERA: 5.82
Runs scored: 86
Runs allowed: 157
Finish last season: Lost to Canandaigua, 8-1, in Class A1 quarterfinal
Opponent: No. 8 seed Brighton

No. 10 seed GREECE ARCADIA TITANS (Monroe County Division II)
Record: 4-16
Streak: Lost seven of last nine
Runs scored: 77
Runs allowed: 130
Finish last season: Lost to Canandaigua, 5-1, in Class A1 final
Opponent: No. 7 seed Eastridge

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