EBF, NM Girls Host Opening Tourney Games

North Mahaska and Eddyville- Blakesburg-Fremont will host the first round games as Class 1A and 3A tournaments begin next month. Both schools open on Tuesday, July 3 at 7 p.m.

North Mahaska will play the winner of the Lone Tree and Iowa Mennonite game in New Sharon to begin tourney play. The winner will advance to the Class 1A Region 5 semifinal against the winner of the top-side of the lower bracket.

Winfield-Mount Union and Iowa Valley winner will face Lynnville-Sully at Sully on July 3. Potentially it could come down to a South Iowa Cedar League showdown for a spot in the regional final to be played at the highest ranked team that remains on Monday, July 9.

In the upper bracket, Tri-County and Keota open at Tri-County on Monday, July 2 with the winner going to No. 7 Sigourney on July 3. The winner of the Sigourney game will face the winner of the lower part of the bracket. New London and English Valleys square off and Montezuma hosts HLV. Those two winners will play at Sigourney.

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