Lady Wildcats open Region 7AAAAA tourney Thursday

Woodland softball opens play in the Region 7-AAAAA tournament Thursday when they face Kell at Forsyth Central High School at 7pm. The Lady Cats enter the region tournament as the No. 4 seed from sub-region A. Kell is the No. 3 seed from sub-region B.

Region 7AAAAA consists of 14 schools. Only the top five teams from each sub-region qualified for the region championship tournament. The top four finishers will represent the region in the Class AAAAA state playoffs.

The winner of Thursday’s Woodland/Kell game will advance in the winners’ bracket to play Saturday against the winner of Thursday night’s game between North Springs and Creekview. The Saturday game will be at Cambridge High School.

The loser of Thursday’s Woodland/Kell game will slip to the losers’ bracket of the double-elimination tournament to play the loser of North Springs/Creekview, also on Saturday but at River Ridge.

The tournament continues through Friday, October 9. The top seeds are Cambridge and River Ridge. Cambridge, the winner of sub-region B, is currently the top-ranked team in Class AAAAA. River Ridge was the regular season champion of sub-region A. Sprayberry, Dalton, Sequoyah and Forsyth Central round out the field in the ten team region tournament.

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