Padua Baseball State Semifinal Game Info

June 1st, 2024 | News

The Padua Baseball team will take on Hamilton Badin on Friday, June 7 in the OHSAA Division 2 State Semifinal at Canal Park.  The Bruins are making their 4th appearance in the State Tournament and first since 2005 when they also faced Badin in the State Semis.  The Rams are making their 15th appearance in the state tournament adding to their recent appearances in 2021 & 2022.

You can find information about the OHSAA state tournament on their website (OHSAA State Baseball). Here are some important details about the game:


Tickets are available online through the OHSAA ticket site. Tickets are $12 for students and $15 for adults for State Semifinal and State Championship games at Canal Park and one ticket will provide admission for the day; however, please know that there is no stadium re-entry. Children under the age of 5 are permitted complimentary admission.

Please know that there is also an All-Session Pass that is available for purchase for $34.00 on the ticket website. This is a discounted rate (compared to $45.00) for spectators that would like to attend the entire 3-day tournament.

All tickets will be sold online. There will be no physical tickets sold at the gate. Should you arrive without previously purchasing a ticket, you may go to our ticketing website and purchase a ticket for admission. All tickets are non-refundable.

Gates will open at 9:00 am on each day of the State Tournament. Spectators should use the main gates along S. Main Street, on the east side of the ballpark. No coolers, glass bottles, cans or alcoholic beverages are permitted in Canal Park.


Canal Park is located at 300 S. Main Street, Akron, OH 44308 and there are ample parking lots and parking decks in the area—click HERE for a full parking map with names of lots. Visit Downtown Akron Partnership website for deck rates, hours and clearances


All state tournament games will be streamed exclusively through the NFHS Network, which is a subscription based site.


The OHSAA will have a free live audio feed of the games on their OHSAA Radio Network.


The OHSAA will also have live stats available throughout the game (LIVE STATS)


The winner on Friday will advance to the OHSAA Division 2 State Championship game on Sunday, June 9 at 10am at Canal Park.