by: Scott McCaulley
Eight teams remain alive in the Cal Ripken Major 70 World Series at Ballparks of America.
The teams representing Missouri and Arkansas were eliminated by two of the teams that have reached the Quarterfinals. Missouri was knocked off by Colorado 14-5 while North Arkansas, after winning their opening game of the day over Midwest Plains 3-2, were knocked out by Pacific Southwest 10-0.
Pacific Southwest will play in the Opening Set of Quarterfinal Games at 5:30 against Middle Atlantic while Korea and Japan play in the other early game. At 8:00, Colorado will take on Southeast while Dominican Republic will play Mexico.
The semi-finals will be on Wednesday with Championship Game on Thursday.