After Morris Area / Chokio-Alberta softball team won its sixth straight West Central Conference title this week with a four-inning win over Benson, the Tigers earned the No. 1 seed in Section 3AA-North announced Wednesday, May 15.
With one blemish on their overall 17-1 record, the Tigers will have to get past No. 2-seeded Minneota/Canby (16-2) to win the North subsection.
Pipestone is the No. 1-seed in Section 3AA-South, boasting a 10-0 section record and 17-2 overall. Pipestone is currently ranked sixth in QRF and fourth in the Minnesota Coaches Association rankings announced Thursday, May 16. Morris/C-A also received votes in the recent poll, but did not make the top 10.
The Tigers close out the regular season with a conference game at Montevideo Friday, May 17 then open Section 3AA play Tuesday, May 21. The Tigers will play the winner of No. 4 ACGC and No. 5 Minnewaska at 5:30 p.m., in Morris. Full bracket here.
Section 3AA - North
Tuesday, May 21
#1 Morris/C-A - bye
G1: #5 Minnewaska vs #4 ACGC, 4 p.m. in Morris... Morris/C-A gets winner at 5:30 p.m.
G2: #2 Minneota/Canby vs #7 Montevideo, 2 p.m in Minneota
G3: #3 New London-Spicer vs #5 Benson, 3:30 p.m. in Minneota
Winners of G2 and G3 at 5 p.m. in Minneota