Nebraska School Activities Association officials released district softball brackets Monday. Postseason tournaments begin on Thursday.
Plattsmouth (#5 seed) and Nebraska City (#6 seed) will compete in the Class B1 Tournament at Crown and Wager Fields in Ralston. The Pioneers (6-17) will open with #3 Omaha Gross Catholic (19-6). The Blue Devils (9-18) play #4 Ralston (14-17) in the first round. Gretna (18-5) is the top seed.
Conestoga (20-8) is the number one seed in the Class C1 District Tournament. The defending state champions will play the winner of #4 Falls City (9-14) and #5 Ashland-Greenwood (7-17). #3 Cass County Central (13-13) plays #6 Syracuse (8-16), and #2 Auburn (20-8) faces #7 Freeman (7-18) to round out the first round.
The double elimination tournaments run through Friday. The state tournaments will run Oct. 11-13.