The Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association released regional fast-pitch softball brackets Tuesday afternoon and several area teams are still in the mix.
After winning its three district games Thursday by a combined score of 37-1, Class A Barnsdall (23-10) will travel west to the Enid area to play Pioneer-Pleasant Vale at noon on Thursday. Woodland (20-8) has been assigned to the same regional and will open at 2 p.m. Thursday against Sterling (16-13).
In Class 3A, Pawhuska (9-22) heads to Chandler where it will play the top-seeded host school at noon Thursday. Newkirk and Kansas are also in the field.
In Class 5A, Skiatook (12-15) opens the postseason against Shawnee (15-15) at 2 p.m. Thursday at Coweta High School.
Winners from each regional double-elimination site will advance to the state tournament. The Class A and 3A state tournaments are scheduled for Oct. 9-11, while the 5A tournament is Oct. 16-18.
by Lenzy Krehbiel-Burton