The Iowa High School Girls Athletic Union has released their brackets for all regions, and there are some interesting matchups for area teams.
In Class 1A Region 4, Pella Christian will be on the road to face Bondurant-Farrar on Tuesday, May 31st. The winner of that matchup will take on Nevada on June 3rd on the road. In the other half of that bracket, Knoxville is hosting Centerville on the 31st, with the winner facing Ballard on June 3rd.
In Region 8 in Class 1A, Mid-Prairie is hosting Williamsburg on the 31st. The winner of that match will take on Iowa City Regina on the road on June 3rd. In the bottom half of that bracket, Fairfield is hosting Mediapolis on the 31st. If they win, they’ll face either Holy Trinity Catholic or Columbus on June 3rd.
In Class 2A Region 3, Grinnell received a bye, and they will face either Des Moines Hoover or CMB on May 31st. The first round for Class 2A will be held on May 26th. Winterset got the bye on the other side of the bracket and will face either Webster City or CAL/Hampton-Dumont.
Region 4 in Class 2A has PCM on the road for a matchup with Norwalk on the 26th. The winner of that match will take on a very tough Dallas Center-Grimes team, who has had a great season in the cutthroat Little Hawkeye Conference. ADM got the bye on the other side of the bracket, and they’ll face either Chariton or Des Moines North.
Class 2A Region 5 is where Oskaloosa is, and they’ll line up against Washington on Thursday, May 26th, at home. The winner of that matchup will take on Clear Creek-Amana on May 31st in Tiffin. Newton received the bye on the other side of the bracket and they will face either Carlisle or South Tama in the semifinals.
In Class 2A Region 6, Pella got the bye. The Lady Dutch have been ranked among the top teams throughout the season, and they will face either Burlington or Mount Pleasant on May 31st at home. The other side of the bracket has Burlington Notre Dame with the bye, and they are awaiting either Keokuk or Fort Madison.
Finally, in Class 3A Region 6, Ottumwa will be underdogs in their first round match on the road against Marshalltown, which occurs on Saturday, May 28th. If the Bulldogs win, they’ll face Cedar Rapids Kennedy on June 1st. Iowa City High and Cedar Rapids Prairie are already in the semifinals in the five-team bracket on the other side.
All area games have a start time of 6 PM, except Ottumwa and Marshalltown, which are due to kickoff at 2 PM.
You can hear the Oskaloosa postseason matchups on 99.5 FM and AM 740 KMZN and all over the world on the KMZN mobile app and radiokmzn.com. Pregame show will begin with Jamie Brockman around 5:45 for the first round matchup against Washington.