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.