The brackets have been released for the Iowa girls’ high school softball playoffs. In Class 4A, Oskaloosa will host Grinnell in a Region 1 quarterfinal Thursday, July 11….with the winner playing at Norwalk on Saturday, July 13. Also in Region 1, Newton will host Bondurant-Farrar in a quarterfinal, with the winner playing at ADM on July 13. In 4A Region 2, Knoxville hosts Gilbert in a quarterfinal on July 11. And in 4A Region 4, Pella plays at Winterset on July 11.
Looking at Class 5A, Ottumwa has a first round bye in Region 7. The Lady Bulldogs will host Iowa City West or Davenport North on July 13 at Huston Field.
In Class 3A Region 3, EBF hosts Chariton on Wednesday, July 10 and PCM travels to Centerville on July 10. And in Class 3A Region 8, Albia will host Saydel on July 10 with the Lady D’s the top seed in that region.
In Class 2A: Pella Christian hosts Panorama in a first round game in Region 2 on Monday, July 8. And in 2A Region 8, Pekin hosts Danville in a first round game on July 8.
Moving to Class 1A, in Region 5, Sigourney hosts Keota in a first round game on July 8 and Montezuma hosts Iowa Valley on July 8. Tri-County travels to Winfield-Mount Union on July 8. North Mahaska has a first round bye; the Lady Warhawks will host either New London or HLV in the quarterfinals on July 10. Lynnville-Sully also has a first round bye; the Hawks will host Lone Tree or English Valleys on July 10.