Pup softball squad to open at state with Wamego next Thursday

By Nick Gosnell
May 22, 2014

The McPherson Bullpup softball team will open its first trip ever to the Class 4A-Division I State Tournament at the Bill Burke Complex in Salina as the tournament's number two seed. The Bullpups will face the Wamego Red Raiders, who advanced to state with an 11-0 rout of Abilene in the regional final in Wamego on Wednesday.

The full bracket is as follows:

Class 4A-Division I

Bill Burke Complex, Salina

Thursday’s quarterfinals — DeSoto (9-13) vs. Augusta (18-4), 5 p.m.; Wamego (11-11) vs. McPherson (16-6), 5; KC Piper (12-8) vs. Fort Scott (15-7), 7; Rose Hill (12-10) vs. Louisburg (15-6), 7. Friday’s semifinals, 11 a.m. — Rose Hill-Louisburg winner vs. Wamego-McPherson winner; KC Piper-Fort Scott winner vs. DeSoto-Augusta winner. Friday — Third place, 1 p.m.; championship, 2.

KBBE will have coverage of all the Bullpup games at State softball. Our coverage will begin on the 29th at 4:45 p.m.