At last, the Dr. Stewart's know who their first-round opponent will be in the American Legion baseball Class AAA state tournament.

The host Dr. Stewart's and Area 4 champion Medford are the only Area 4 squads to reach the state tournament. The Docs will play Corvallis T. Gerding Builders Marketmen (24-18) at 7 p.m. Saturday at Bill Gray Stadium at Legion Field.

Corvallis won its Super Regional in three games, defeating the Eugene Bi-Mart Challengers 3-2 on Wednesday.

The Docs and Corvallis met twice during the regular season, which each team winning on its home field. 

Area 3 champion Mid-Valley (23-14), runner-up Dallas (34-10) and Salem Withnell Dodgers (24-16) are also in the field. Dallas and Salem both advanced by winning Super Regionals.

Area 1 champion Hillsboro (28-10) is being joined by Beaverton Post 124 (27-5) in the tourney. 

Medford (37-9) opens the tournament with a 10 a.m. meeting with Beaverton; Hillsboro and Dallas meet at 1 p.m. and Mid-Valley faces the Dodgers at 4 p.m.

Sports reporter Aaron Yost can be reached at 541-957-4219 or email Follow him on Twitter @aaron_yost.

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Aaron Yost is a sports reporter for The News-Review he can be reached at 541-957-4219 or by email at Follow him on Twitter @aaron_yost.

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