Mt. Lake Area received the seventh seed in the Section 2A fastpitch softball playoffs.
The Wolverines will open the playoffs May 21 at Welcome against 10th-seeded Martin Luther/Granada-Huntley-East Chain. The winner plays again right away against second-seeded Martin County West.
Mankato Loyola was the top seed in the south sub-section while Lester Prairie/Winsted Holy Trinity was the top seed in the north.
Fastpitch Section 2A
Pigtail Round: May 21 #9S Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton vs. #8S United South Central, 5 p.m. at Mankato #10S Martin Luther/Granada-Huntley-East Chain vs. #7S Mt. Lake Area, 5 p.m. at Welcome #9N Mayer Lutheran vs. #8N Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart, 5 p.m. at Lester Prairie #10N Comfrey-Cedar Mountain vs. #7N Cleveland, 5 p.m. at Sleepy Eye
First Round: May 21 JWP/USC winner at #1S Mankato Loyola, 6:30 p.m. #5S Nicollet at #4S St. Clair, 5 p.m. MLGHEC/MLA winner at #2S Martin County West (Welcome), 6:30 p.m. #6S Madelia-Truman at #3S Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial (Lake Crystal), 5 p.m. ML/BLHS winner at #1N Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity (Lester Prairie), 6:30 p.m. #5N Sleepy Eye at #4N Springfield, 5 p.m. CCM/Cleveland winner at #2N Sleepy Eye St. Mary's, 6:30 p.m. #6N Minnesota Valley Lutheran at #3N New Ulm Cathedral, 5 p.m.
Second Round: May 23 Games at higher seeds, 5 p.m.
Losers bracket: May 25 at Caswell Park (North Mankato) Games at 10 a.m.
Semifinals: May 25 at Caswell Park (North Mankato) Games at 10 a.m.
Losers bracket: May 25 at Caswell Park (North Mankato) Games at 12 p.m.
Winner's bracket finals: May 25 at Caswell Park (North Mankato) Game at 2 p.m.
Loser's bracket: May 28 at Caswell Park (North Mankato) Game at 5 p.m.
True Second Game: May 28 at Caswell Park (North Mankato) Game at 7 p.m.
Section finals: May 30 at Caswell Park (North Mankato) 5 p.m. game 7 p.m. game (if needed)
The Windom Eagle fastpitch softball team was seeded sixth in the south half of Section 3A.
The Eagles will open the playoffs May 21 against third-seeded Murray County Central in a game at 4:30 p.m. in Wabasso.
Wabasso was seeded second, and will host either seventh-seeded Southwestern United or 10th-seeded Red Rock Central at 3 p.m. on the 21st. RRC will open the playoffs May 17 with a pigtail-round game against SWU at Okabena.
Tracy-Milroy-Balaton was seeded first in the south sub-section while Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunberg was seeded first in the north.
Fastpitch Section 3A
Pigtail Round: May 17 #9S Russell-Tyler-Ruthton at #8S Lakeview (Cottonwood), 4:30 p.m. #10S Red Rock Central at #7S Southwestern United (Okabena), 4:30 p.m. #9N Renville County West at #8N Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley (Graceville), 4:30 p.m.
First Round: May 21 RTR/Lakeview winner at #1S Tracy-Milroy-Balaton, 3 p.m. at Tracy #5S Adrian vs. #4S Edgerton/Southwest Christian, 4:30 p.m. at Tracy RRC/SWU winner at #2S Wabasso, 3 p.m. #6S Windom vs. #3S Murray County Central, 4:30 p.m. at Wabasso RCW/CGB winner at #1N Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunberg (Murdock), 3 p.m. #5N Wheaton-Herman-Norcross vs. #4N Lac Qui Parle Valley, 4:30 p.m. at Murdock #7N BOLD at #2N Dawson-Boyd (Dawson), 3 p.m. #6N MACCRAY vs. #3N Ortonville, 4:30 p.m. at Dawson
Second Round: May 21 Games at Tracy and Wabasso, 6 p.m. Games at Murdock and Dawson, 6 p.m.
Losers bracket: May 25 at Cottonwood Cross-Bracket games, 11 a.m.
Semifinals: May 25 at Cottonwood Cross-Bracket games, 12:30 p.m.
Losers bracket games: May 25 at Cottonwood Games at 2 p.m.
Winner's bracket finals: May 25 at Cottonwood Game at 3:30 p.m.
Loser's bracket: May 28 at Marshall Game at 5 p.m.
True Second Game: May 28 at Marshall Game at 6:30 p.m.
Section finals: May 30 at Marshall 5 p.m. game 7 p.m. game (if needed)