The 6A State Softball Tournament bracket was announced Friday morning. The Dodge City Red Demons, entering as a No. 6 seed, will take on No. 3 seed Olathe North at 5 p.m. next Thursday, May 24.
The Red Demons enter the State Tournament at 17-5. The Olathe North Eagles enter at 20-2 overall.
Only one shared opponent exists between the two teams this season: Each played the Great Bend Panthers. The Eagles won their single game against the Panthers 15-0, while the Red Demons won each of their two, by scores of 4-1 and 15-5.
State takes place May 24-25 at Lawrence-Arrocha Ballpark at Rock Chalk Park in Lawrence, Kansas. According to the Kansas State High School Activities Association website, K-12 tickets are $6, adult tickets are $8. There is also no parking charge.