Andalusia, Straughn, Opp to play area tourneys

Published 12:00 am Thursday, May 2, 2013

Andalusia, Straughn and Opp will be competing for the right to go to Gulf Shores today in their respective area softball tournaments.

The Lady Bulldogs are hosting the Class 4A, Area 2 tournament, which will be held at the Dwight Mikel Sports Complex.

Straughn is hosting the Class 3A, Area 2 tournament, which starts at 9 a.m.

Andalusia faces Wilcox Central at 10 a.m. today in its first game of the winner’s bracket.

The Lady Tigers face Southside Selma at 10:30 a.m. right after Opp squares off against Excel in the first game at 9.

The championship game is slated for 3 p.m. at the Class 4A, Area 2 tournament, and at 4:30 p.m. for the Class 3A, Area 2 tournament.

Both tournaments are in double elimination format, and the winner and runner up from each advance to play in the South Regional Tournament in Gulf Shorts next weekend.