By Tim Kowols
Four local softball teams earned first-round byes in the state regional tournament after pairings were announced Wednesday.
Beginning May 22, Sturgeon Bay will host Kiel with the winner taking on Valders. Gibraltar and Sevastopol will head out on the road with the Vikings traveling to St Mary’s Springs en route to a possible matchup against Algoma while the Pioneers could head to Mishicot if they are able to beat Stockbridge/Hilbert.
On May 23, Southern Door is slated to host Roncalli while Kewaunee will travel to face Chilton. Luxemburg-Casco will host Shawano Community in their matchup