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?
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.
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.