The 2017 high school softball season ended Saturday with some truly outstanding state championship games at Moreau Rec.
STATE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT
SOFTBALL REGIONAL SCOREBOARD
This is regionals week for high school softball as we head toward next week's State Softball Tournament, set for June 10 at Moreau Rec.
Lots to catch up with in the early rounds of the Section II Softball Tournament, particularly Monday's 10-inning barn-burner between Schuylerville and Taconic Hills in the Class B quarterfinals. The quarterfinals were spread out over Monday and Tuesday because of Monday's rain -- although a …
South Glens Falls won the inaugural Foothills Council softball title, defeating Scotia 10-3 in the crossover championship game Thursday at Scotia.
Here's the schedule for Class C and D for the Section VII Softball Tournament:
Here is the complete schedule and pairings for the Section II Softball Tournament, set to begin on Wednesday (today):
UPDATED May 17: with a couple of corrections.
The Foothills Council softball championship has been finalized -- South Glens Falls is scheduled to play at Scotia on Thursday at 4:30 p.m.
We're gearing up for the last full week of the regular season for area high school softball -- the Section II playoff seedings meeting is set for May 17 -- so there are still teams with a lot of games to cram in between now and then.
There were a pair of no-hitters in area softball Friday, as Corinth's Hannah Grady survived seven walks in a 7-0 shutout of Argyle, and Fort Ann's Taylor Foran took the ball for the Cardinals in a 13-0 no-hitter against Whitehall.
The first installment of the New York State Sportswriters Association softball rankings are in. They can be seen in their entirety at this link.
A belated welcome to the 2017 high school softball season. Thanks to some fortunate nice weather the first week of April, the late-March snow disappeared, fields dried out and most teams were able to get a jump on the season. I've also been busy with some desk shifts, our annual softball sea…
For more on Fort Ann's Class D semifinal loss, click here.
New York State Softball Tournament
Here's the state regional scoreboard for all classes:
In the wake of the greater Glens Falls area having only two teams advance to regional play in softball -- Fort Ann in Class D and Ticonderoga in Class C -- here's a quick look at the most recent New York State Sportswriters Association softball rankings, located here.
Because of concerns about bad weather late in the day, times for Friday's Section II softball finals have been moved up.
Tuesday's semifinal round saw all but two local teams advance in the Section II Softball Tournament -- an ugly 2-for-7 performance, although one local team was guaranteed a loss because of the head-to-head matchup between Hartford and Salem in Class D.
Click here for your Section II softball brackets, updated with Wednesday night's opening-round results. Also, Section VII charts for Class D have been added in the past 24 hours.
The seedings and schedule for the Section VII Softball Tournament were announced Tuesday night.