Wayne to host Cozad in district softball final

Best-of-3 set for Friday at 11 a.m.


Wayne drew the No. 6 seed and will host No. 11 seed Cozad in the C-6 district softball series that will be played Friday at the Wayne Summer Sports Complex.

The Blue Devils finished as runner-up in the C-5 subdistrict here Monday and drew one of six wild cards for the 16-team district format. The Blue Devils and Haymakers will play starting at 11 a.m. on Friday in a best-of-three series, with the winner advancing to next week’s state tournament in Hastings.

The Class C district schedule is as follows:

Friday’s Games
C-1 — No. 16 Fairbury at No. 1 Hastings St. Cecilia, 12 p.m.
C-3 — No. 14 Chadron at No. 3 Bishop Neumann, 11 a.m.
C-4 — No. 13 FCEMF at No. 4 Ashland-Greenwoo, 10:30 a.m.
C-5 — No. 12 Guardian Angels CC at No. 5 Aquinas, 1 p.m.
C-6 — No. 11 Cozad at No. 6 Wayne, 11 a.m.
C-7 — No. 10 Twin River at No. 7 Freeman, 11 a.m.

Saturday’s Games
C-2 — No. 15 Malcolm at No. 2 Central City, 11 a.m.
C-8 — No. 9 Fort Calhoun at No. 8 Gothenburg, 10 a.m.