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Yorkville H.S. site of Region IV Division II Softball Tournament

Waubonsee earns top seed for Region IV Softball Tournament

Yorkville H.S. site of Region IV Division II Softball Tournament

Yorkville H.S. site of Region IV Division II Softball Tournament

The 2017 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region IV Division II Softball Tournament will be held this coming Saturday, May 6 and Sunday, May 7 in Yorkville. Hosted by Waubonsee Community College, the semi-final and championship round games will be played on Yorkville High School’s two softball diamonds. Fourteen teams in two brackets will battle for the District B and District C titles and the right to advance to the NJCAA Division II National Championship Tournament beginning on May 17 at Traceway Park in Clinton, Mississippi.

Waubonsee (33-17) received the top seed in District B and will play fourth-seeded Illinois Valley Community College (17-14) at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday. The Eagles advanced to the semi-finals by edging fifth-seeded Sauk Valley Community College (26-25) in their best two-out-of-three series, beating the Skyhawks in a thrilling third game by rallying from an 8-3 deficit to win 10-9 on a walk-off single. Second-seeded Madison (WI) College (34-17) will square off against the winner between Highland Community College (21-10) and Carl Sandburg College (7-33) at 1:00 p.m. The winners will then play at 5:00 p.m. for the chance to advance to Sunday's championship round beginning at 12:30 p.m. Kankakee Community College (40-14) is the top seed in the District C bracket and will play fourth-seeded Triton College (37-23) also at 11;00 a.m. The other semi-final in District C pits second-seeded Prairie State (29-14) against third-seeded South Suburban (32-21) beginning at 1:00 p.m. The winners will then play at 5:00 p.m. for the chance to advance to Sunday's championship round beginning at 1:00 p.m. For a schedule of games and results, you can go on-line to Region4Sports.com or via Twitter @WaubonseeChiefs.