MONTGOMERY, AL -- The State Softball Tournament will begin at 9 a.m. on Thursday morning at Lagoon Park in Montgomery. Over three days, 48 teams will battle for state championships in six classifications.
Teams in Classes 6A, 4A and 2A will open play on Thursday, including Dothan High. The Tigers are making their fourth straight appearance at Lagoon Park.
Dothan has enjoyed success at this event in recent years, finishing second, first and third in Class 6A over the past three seasons. This year, the Tigers road to a possible title begins with the defending 6A state champs from Sparkman at 10:30 a.m.
The complete listing of first round match-ups for local teams is posted below:
CLASS 6A - SPARKMAN VS. DOTHAN – 10:30 a.m.
CLASS 4A - HALEYVILLE VS. CH – 10:30 a.m.
CLASS 2A - GOSHEN VS. WALTER WELBORN – 9:00 a.m.
CLASS 3A - STRAUGHN VS. MADISON ACADEMY – 10:30 a.m.
CLASS 1A - KINSTON VS. ATHENS BIBLE – 9:00 a.m.
CLASS 1A - DECATUR HERITAGE VS. PLEASANT HOME – 10:30 a.m.