Regional Softball Pairings Released

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The regional softball pairings were released for all five classes Monday evening. 

Here's a look at the area teams competing in regionals.

Class 3A

The Red Oak Tigers will be competing in Region 8 of Class 3A. The Tigers will begin quarterfinal play July 8 when they travel south to Shenandoah to take on the Fillies.

The other quarterfinal games are Atlantic versus Clarinda, Kuemper Catholic versus East Sac County and Greene County versus Pocahontas Area.

Should Red Oak win, they would play the winner of Atlantic-Clarinda July 10 in Atlantic.

The regional final will take place July 13 in Stuart. All games in the region are scheduled to start at 7 p.m.

Class 2A

The Southwest Valley Timberwolves will be playing in Region 8 of Class 2A. The Timberwolves will play their opening round game July 6 at home versus Audubon. It's one of two play-in games for the region, with the other being Underwood against Tri-Center.

Should Southwest Valley win, they will play Nodaway Valley in the quarterfinals July 8 in Greenfield. The winner of Underwood/Tri-Center will face Missouri Valley July 8 in Missouri Valley.

The two quarterfinal games in the region are set as IKM-Manning hosts AHSTW and Treynor takes on St. Albert.

The semifinal sites will take place in Irwin and Missouri Valley July 10, with the regional final taking place July 13 in Harlan. All games are scheduled to start at 7 p.m.

Class 1A

The remaining area teams will be taking place in Region 7 of Class 1A. They will all play first round games July 6.

Essex, East Mills and Stanton will all spend their first rounds in Sidney.

Essex and East Mills will face off first as part of the doubleheader at 4:30 p.m. Stanton will play Sidney at 7:15 p.m. The winner of Essex/East Mills and Stanton/Sidney will face off in the quarterfinals July 8 in Sidney.

Griswold will be playing in the first round, as well as they host CAM. The game is scheduled for a 7 p.m. start at Griswold High School on July 6.

Should Griswold win, they will play Glidden-Ralston July 8 in the quarterfinals at 5:30 p.m.

The other first round games are Lenox versus Bedford, Exira-EHK against Orient-Macksburg and Fremont-Mills versus Nishnabotna.

The winner of Fremont-Mills/Nishnabotna will play Logan-Magnolia in the quarterfinals July 8 in Logan.

The semifinals will take place in Logan and Glidden July 10 and the regional final will take place July 13 at Denison.

Go to IGHSAU.org to see all the brackets.