Varsity Kansas

2011 State softball pairings

The Class 5A and 2-1A softball pairings are below. I will post the other classes as they are finished.

What do you think — can Andover Central, Bishop Carroll or Valley Center contend for titles? Andover Central recently beat Aquinas, does that bode well for area teams?

Class 5A

At Two Rivers Youth Club

Friday_ Andover Central (12-9) vs. Hays (21-1), 5 p.m.; Bishop Carroll (20-2) vs. Topeka Seaman (16-5), 5; Shawnee Heights (17-5) vs. Blue Valley (16-4), 7; Valley Center (17-5) vs. St. Thomas Aquinas (18-4), 7.

Saturday's semifinals_Valley Center-Aquinas winner vs. Topeka Seaman-Carroll winner, 10 a.m.; Shawnee Heights-Blue Valley winner vs. Andover Central-Hays winner, 10. Third place, noon; championship 1 p.m.

Class 2-1A

Trusler Sports Complex, Emporia

Friday_Salina Sacred Heart (11-12) vs. Spearville (22-1), 5 p.m.; Udall (21-1) vs. Humboldt (13-10), 5; Wabaunsee (13-10) vs. Ell-Saline (20-1), 7; Valley Falls (14-9) vs. Jayhawk-Linn (17-5), 7.

Saturday's semifinals_Wabaunsee-Ell-Saline winner vs. Humboldt-Udall winner, 10 a.m.; Valley Falls-Jayhawk-Linn winner vs. Salina Sacred Heart-Spearville winner, 10. Third place, noon; championship 1 p.m.