Monday July 6th, 2020 6:46PM

Softball: Region tournaments under way as area teams play for seeding

By Jeff Hart Sports Reporter

The regular seasons have concluded and the all-important region tournaments are under way around the state and northeast Georgia for girls softball teams.

Most state qualifiers are already known but they now set their sites on seedings.

Below is the schedule of the region tournaments for northeast Georgia regions:

 

REGION 8-2A (all games at Banks County)

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 2

Single-elimination

Game 1: Banks vs. Monticello, noon
Game 2: Union County vs. Rabun Count, 2 p.m.
Game 3: Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2 (winner is No. 3 seed, loser is No. 4 seed), 4 p.m.
Championship Game: Winner Game 1 vs. winner Game 2 (winner is Region champ and No. 1 seed; loser is No. 2 seed), 6 p.m.

 

REGION 7-3A

Wednesday, Oct. 2

Championship series (best 2-of-3)
Lumpkin County at East Hall, 5 p.m. (DH)

Third-place game (one game, winner is No. 3 seed; loser is No. 4 seed)
Greater Atlanta Christian at Cherokee Bluff, 5 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 3 (Game 3, if necessary)

Championship series (best 2-of-3)
Lumpkin County at East Hall, 6 p.m.

 

REGION 7-4A (Championship series)

Wednesday, Oct. 2

Championship series (best 2-of-3)
Flowery Branch at Marist, 5 p.m. (DH)

Thursday, Oct. 3 (Game 3, if necessary)

Championship series
Flowery Branch at Marist, 6 p.m.

 

REGION 8-5A (all games at Walnut Grove)

Tuesday, Oct. 1 (first round, semifinals)
Game 1: Walnut Grove vs. Clarke Central, 4 p.m.
Game 2: Buford vs. Loganville, 6 p.m.
Game 3: Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner (semifinals), 8 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 2 (consolation bracket, single-elimination)
Game 4: Loser Game 1 vs. loser Game 2, 5 p.m. – 5:00
Game 5: Winner Game 4 vs. Loser Game 3, 7 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 3 (Championship round)
Game 6: Winner Game 5 vs. winner Game 3, 5 p.m.
Game 7 (if necessary): Winner Game 6 vs. loser Game 6, 7 p.m.

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