Softball opens postseason as top seed

Softball opens postseason as top seed

The Jayhawk Conference western division champion Colby Community College softball team begins Region VI playoff action at 1:00 Friday in Dodge City's Legends Park against Independence Community College.

The top-seeded Trojans enter with a record of 29-17 after posting a KJCCC record of 18-8. The Pirates (13-22, 9-17) are the eight seed. In head-to-head competition this season, CCC split a home double-header with Indy on April 7, winning the first game 8-1 and dropping game two 8-0.

All tournament games will be streamed on the KJCCC Network. The double-elimination tournament concludes with Sunday's championship game. The winner advances to the District E best-of-three series May 15-16 hosted by the Region IX winner.