The brackets for the 40th annual Joe Hartmann Diamond Classic will be announced Sunday night. Ten teams will receive automatic bids, and six teams will receive at-large bids.
Here is a breakdown of the qualifiers:
Colonial Patriot: Audubon
Colonial Liberty: West Deptford
Tri-County Royal: Delsea
Tri-County Classic: Pitman
Olympic American: Washington Township or Eastern
Olympic National: Camden Catholic, Bishop Eustace, or Cherry Hill West
Burlco Liberty: Rancocas Valley or Northern Burlington
Burlco Freedom: Maple Shade or New Egypt
Cape-Atlantic American: St. Augustine
Cape-Atlantic National: Buena or Ocean City
At-Large: The six highest-rated teams that don't receive automatic bids as determined by a committee of South Jersey sportswriters.
- Phil Anastasia