The Fort Hays State softball team has received the No. 1 seed and will host one of the two Central Region tournament’s at Tiger Stadium. The Tigers will open against MIAA rival Emporia State in the first round. The Tigers lost 1-0 in the first title game then came back for a 7-4 victory in the second game Sunday to win their first MIAA tournament title.
Both four-team double-elimination tournament’s begin Friday and run through Sunday.
Central Regional-1 (Hays, Kan.)
1. Fort Hays State (45-10)
8. Emporia State (38-18)
4. Central Oklahoma (42-11)
5. Minot State (40-9)
Central Regional-2 (Durant, Okla.)
2. Southeastern Oklahoma State (44-7)
7. Winona (Minn.) State (34-12)
3. Minnesota State (38-10)
6. Augustana (S.D.) (32-15)