The St. John’s Prep baseball team has earned the No. 13 seed in the upcoming Division 1 state tournament. (Item File Photo)

MIAA releases baseball state tournament brackets

The MIAA released its brackets for the upcoming baseball state tournaments on Wednesday afternoon, and a host of local teams find themselves scattered throughout.

The Division 1 bracket sports the largest number of local teams, with five North Shore squads making their way into the tournament. Leading things off in Div. 1 is St. John's Prep, which finished at 13-7 and picked up a No. 13 seed. The Eagles have earned a bye in the first round, but they already have a second-round opponent as No. 20 Lincoln-Sudbury also earned a bye. The date of their Round of 32 game is to be determined. 

Peabody (10-10), which snuck into the tournament on the final day of the season after winning the James Geanoulis Memorial Tournament, has earned the No. 38 seed and will head on the road to play a preliminary round…

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