Regional softball pairings released for area teams
Regional softball pairings were released on Monday for the four area softball teams by Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union as the squads now know their path to the state tournament to be held in Fort Dodge on July 17-21.
Class 1A teams will see action first as they will begin play on Monday, July 3. That evening in Algona, Bishop Garrigan (15-7) will host West Hancock (0-17) while at Mason City, West Bend-Mallard (8-11) will take on Mason City Newman (15-7).
Those two winners will play back at Bishop Garrigan on Wednesday, July 5 and the winner of that contest will play at Allison on Friday, July 7 against the survivor of the other half of the bottom bracket.
For more on this story, please see the June 22 issue of Kossuth County Advance.