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Girls host area this week

By Michael Butler

The second season begins this week for the Tallassee High School softball team. The Tigers host the Class 5A/Area 4 Tournament at Southside Field.

Top-seed THS (38-7) will open play on Tuesday, April 30 vs. No. 4 Beauregard (11-21) at 3 p.m. The game will be followed by No. 2 Brewbaker Tech (23-14) vs. No. 3 Valley (8-17) at 4:30. The losers of the first two games will meet at 6 followed a matchup of the two winners at 7:30.

Action resumes on Thursday, May 2 at 4:30 with a losers' bracket opener at 4:30. Championship games will be 6 and 7:30.

The top two teams advance to Regionals in Gulf Shores, May 9-11. The state tournament moves to Lagoon Park in Montgomery, May 15-18.