Game one in the best-of-three series will be Friday, May 6, at 6 p.m. Game two will be Saturday, May 7, at 2 p.m. Game three, if necessary, will immediately follow on Saturday.
All games will be at the Clark/Gay Baseball Complex in Decatur.
The winner of the series will advance to the MACJC State Tournament to be held May 12-14 at a location to be determined.
East Central finished the regular season with a 31-15 overall record and 19-9 in MACJC league play. Gulf Coast is 25-19 overall and 15-13 in league play, good enough for sixth place in the final standings.
The two teams met on April 19 with Gulf Coast winning a doubleheader played at D’Iberville High School.
East Central last played April 26 when the Diamond Warriors swept a doubleheader at Southwest Mississippi in Summit.