The Harbor College baseball team will play host to Fullerton College in the first round of the Southern California Regional playoffs today and Saturday.
Harbor (33-9) clinched the Southern California Athletic Conference title Monday with a 6-3 victory at East L.A. College. The Seahawks, led by sophomore catcher Rene Lopez, who is batting .409, are seeded third in the 16-team South bracket.
Fullerton (19-17-1) finished third in the Orange Empire League and is seeded 14th.
The best-of-three series starts today at 2 p.m. The teams meet again at 11 a.m. Saturday and a third game, if necessary, will follow.
The winner will advance to one of four regional finals on May 15-17 at the site of the highest-seeded team.
Cerritos, winner of the South Coast Conference title, is the highest-seeded team in Harbor's bracket. The No. 2 Falcons (27-8-1) will play host today and Saturday to No. 15 Cuesta (20-14).
The four-team state tournament is scheduled for May 22-24 at the Riverside Sports Complex.