OHSAA Softball, Lacrosse and Track and Field State Tournament Qualifiers May 31, 2021 NEWS RELEASE – Ohio High School Athletic Association Executive Director Doug Ute www.OHSAA.org | twitter.com/OHSAASports | facebook.com/OHSAAsports For Immediate Release – May 31, 2021 Contact – Tim Stried, Director of Media Relations, [email protected] OHSAA Softball, Lacrosse and Track and Field State Tournament Qualifiers Ticketing update for three state tournaments set for this week, along with regional baseball tournaments COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio High School Athletic Association will conduct three state tournaments this week, including lacrosse, softball and track and field, while the baseball tournament has reached the regional round. The softball state tournament begins Thursday morning at Firestone Stadium in Akron, while the lacrosse state semifinals are at neutral sites around the state Tuesday and Wednesday, with the winners advancing to the state championship games Saturday at Ohio Wesleyan University. Pairings for softball and lacrosse are below. The track and field state tournament is Friday and Saturday at three Central Ohio high schools, since Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium at The Ohio State University is not available due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Division I meet will be held at Hilliard Darby, the Division II meet will be at Pickerington North and the Division III meet will be at Westerville North. Last weekend, the 101st boys tennis state tournament was held at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason. Results are posted at: https://www.ohsaa.org/Sports-Tournaments/Tennis-Boys/2021-Boys-Tennis-Tournament-Coverage Ticketing Update For the remaining OHSAA state tournaments, children ages 5 and under do not need a ticket for admission, and fans can stay for multiple games/sessions with one ticket, however there is no stadium reentry. Tickets for softball, lacrosse and track and field will be available at www.ohsaa.org/tickets. Tickets for the baseball state tournament at Canal Park in Akron June 10-12 are already available through the Akron Rubber Ducks. OHSAA State Tournament Media Information: https://www.ohsaa.org/news/credentials Track and Field State Tournament Qualifiers, Schedules and Results: https://www.ohsaa.org/Sports-Tournaments/Track-Field/2021-State-Tournament-Coverage State meet running events live on the NFHS Network: https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/states/OH Softball State Tournament Pairings All games at Firestone Stadium, Akron All games live on the NFHS Network: https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/states/OH Home team listed first. State Tournament Coverage: https://www.ohsaa.org/Sports-Tournaments/Softball/Softball-2021/2021-OHSAA-Softball-State-Tournament-Coverage Division I Whitehouse Anthony Wayne (26-4) vs. Pataskala Watkins Memorial (32-1), Thursday, 10 a.m. West Chester Lakota West (30-1) vs. Massillon Perry (26-6), Thursday, 12:30 p.m. Championship Game: Saturday, 10 a.m. Division IV Bradford (28-2) vs. New Riegel (28-2), Thursday, 3 p.m. Cuyahoga Heights (21-4) vs. Newark Catholic (17-13), Thursday, 5:30 p.m. Championship Game: Saturday, 1 p.m. Division III Johnstown (19-11) vs. Canfield South Range (29-3), Friday, 10 a.m. Sherwood Fairview (26-1) vs. Wheelersburg (26-1), Friday, 12:30 p.m. Championship Game: Saturday, 4 p.m. Division II Hebron Lakewood (25-7) vs. Wooster Triway (28-2), Friday, 3 p.m. LaGrange Keystone (31-1) vs. New Concord John Glenn (32-0), Friday, 5:30 p.m. Championship Game: Saturday, 7 p.m. Girls Lacrosse State Tournament Pairings Girls Lacrosse State Tournament Coverage: https://www.ohsaa.org/Sports-Tournaments/Lacrosse-Girls/2021-Girls-Lacrosse-Tournament-Coverage Championship games live on the NFHS Network: https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/states/OH Division I New Albany vs. Hudson, Wednesday, 7 p.m. at Uniontown Green High School Loveland vs. Dublin Coffman, Wednesday, 7 p.m. at Mason High School Championship Game: Saturday, 4 p.m., Ohio Wesleyan University, Selby Stadium Division II Rocky River vs. Shaker Heights Hathaway Brown, Tuesday, 6 p.m. at Strongsville High School Cincinnati Mariemont vs. Columbus Bishop Waterson, Tuesday, 6 p.m. at Centerville High School Championship Game: Saturday, 10 a.m., Ohio Wesleyan University, Selby Stadium Boys Lacrosse State Tournament Pairings Boys Lacrosse State Tournament Coverage: https://www.ohsaa.org/Sports-Tournaments/Lacrosse-Boys/2021-Boys-Lacrosse-Tournament-Coverage Championship games live on the NFHS Network: https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/states/OH Division I Dublin Jerome vs. Cleveland St. Ignatius, Tuesday, 7 p.m. at Uniontown Green High School Cincinnati St. Xavier vs. Upper Arlington, Tuesday, 7 p.m. at Bellbrook High School Championship Game: Saturday, 7 p.m., Ohio Wesleyan University, Selby Stadium Division II Rocky River vs. Chagrin Falls, Wednesday, 6 p.m. at Strongsville High School Cincinnati Mariemont vs. Columbus Bishop Waterson, Wednesday, 6 p.m. at Centerville High School Championship Game: Saturday, 1 p.m., Ohio Wesleyan University, Selby Stadium Regional Baseball Statewide Baseball Brackets: https://www.ohsaa.org/Sports-Tournaments/Baseball/Baseball-2021/2021-Baseball-Tournament-Coverage Visit Sports Pages at www.OHSAA.org Each sport page contains information such as state polls, bulletins, rules changes, regulations, tournament information, brackets (for team sports) and state tournament coverage.