1998 SOFTBALL

 

The sixth State High School Softball Tournament was held October 22-23, 1998, at Seymour Smith Field

Omaha. Directors were Bill Lewis, NSAA; Duane Haith, Omaha Public Schools; Sue Mehaffey, Omaha Public Schools; and Paul Pennington, Omaha Central High School.

 

Six district champions and two wild card teams from each class comprised the field. The Class A wild card teams were Lincoln Southeast and Omaha Westside. The wild cards teams in Class B were Norris and Omaha Gross. Paid attendance: 3,905.

 

1998 State Softball Tournament Results

Class A

First Round

Papillion-LaVista 2, Lincoln Southeast 0

Millard West 6, Millard South 1

Millard North 3, North Platte 1

Fremont 2, Omaha Westside 1

 

First Round Loserís Bracket

Millard South 4, Lincoln Southeast 0

North Platte 6, Omaha Westside 2

 

Second Round Winnerís Bracket

Papillion-LaVista 2, Millard West 0

Millard North 2, Fremont 1

 

Second Round Loserís Bracket

Millard South 2, Fremont 1

Millard West 6, North Patte 4

 

Semifinal Winnerís Braket

Papillion-LaVista 1, Millard North 0

 

Semifinal Loserís Bracket

Millard South 3, Millard West 2

 

Final Loserís Braket

Millard North 8, Millard South 0

 

Championship Final

Papillion-LaVista 8, Millard North 0

Championship Coach: Mike Govig

 

 

Class B

First Round

Ralston 4, Norris 0

Columbus Lakeview 13, Ashland-Greenwood 0

Beatrice 2, Valley 1

Holdrege 5, Omaha Gross 2

 

First Round Loserís Bracket

Norris 5, Ashland-Greenwood 0

Omaha Gross 4, Valley 1

 

Second Round Winnerís Bracket

Ralston 4, Columbus Lakeview 0

Holdrege 7, Beatrice 4

 

Second Round Loserís Bracket

Beatrice 1, Norris 0

Omaha Gross 8, Columbus Lakeview 0

 

Semifinal Winnerís Bracket

Ralston 7, Holdrege 1

 

Semifinal Loserís Bracket

Beatrice 7, Omaha Gross 4

 

Final Loserís Bracket

Beatrice 4, Holdrege 2

 

Championship Final

Ralston 5, Beatrice 2

Championship Coach: Nancy Chalupa