Pairings released for WIAA softball regional tournaments
Pierce County prep softball teams received their regional tournament assigments.
The pairings meetings for WIAA regional softball tournaments took place Wednesday and the tournament brackets were released Thursday.
First round games are next Thursday. The semifinals are on may 27 and the finals are on May 29 with the highest seeded team hosting.
In Division 2, Ellsworth is the No. 4 seed and gets No. 5 Osceola in the first round. The winner plays at No. 1 seed (and No. ranked in the state Baldwin-Woodville) in the semifinals at Baldwin as the 'Hawks have a first-round bye.
Also having a first-round bye is Prescott. A late surge of success has pushed the Cardinals to a No. 1 in their Division 3 regional tournament bracket. They will play the winner of the No. 4 Colfax/No. 5 Bloomer contest May 27 at Biggs Field in Prescott.
In Division 4, Spring Valley will be at home next Thursday as they host Glenwood City in a No. 4-No. 5 match-up. The winner plays at No. 1 seed Eau Claire Immanuel Lutheran on May 27.
Also in the same bracket, No. 3 Elmwood/Plum City hosts No. 6 Prairie Farm in Elmwood next Thursday. The winner will take on either No. 2 Boyceville or No. 7 Clear Lake in the semis.
Here are the links to the tournament pairings: