LONDON - Danville and Burgin will meet for the fourth time this season when 12th Region Tournament play starts here tonight.
Two games will be played at two sites - North Laurel and South Laurel - tonight while the semifinals Wednesday and championship game Thursday will be played at North Laurel.
The tourney opener at North Laurel pits Pulaski County (22-6) against McCreary Central (9-25) at 6 p.m. while Danville (23-11) plays Burgin (16-17) 30 minutes after the conclusion of the first game. At South Laurel, Mercer County (19-16) meets Pulaski Southwestern (25-9) in the 6 p.m. opener while defending champion Russell County (20-12) meets Lincoln County (19-17) in the nightcap.
Burgin coach Terry Pitman said he will send his ace, Zack Gross (5-5, 2.87 earned run average) to the mound tonight in hopes of beating the Admirals for the first time this year.