The postseason road has begun for the District 1-AA softball tournament.

The double-elimination tournament, which featured a play-in game on Thursday, will be held at Elizabethton High School and the bracket has been set.


On Friday, May 4, No. 5 Happy Valley will open the tournament by taking on No. 4 Sullivan South at 5 p.m. The second game of the evening will see No. 3 Sullivan East face No. 6 Johnson County, who eliminated No. 7 Sullivan Central on Thursday, at 6:30 p.m.

After a break for the weekend, the action picks back up on Monday. The losers of the HV/South and East/JC games will meet at 5 p.m., in an elimination game.

No. 1 Elizabethton will open the tournament at 6:30 p.m., as they will face the winner of the South/HV game, and No. 2 Unicoi County will take on the winner of the East/JC game at 8 pm., in the nightcap.

On Tuesday, the winners’ bracket final is set for 5:30 p.m., while their will be an elimination game at 7 p.m. Wednesday will see the losers’ bracket wrap up with two games with the winner advancing to Thursday’s Championship.

The Championship is set for 5:30 p.m., with the if necessary game set for 7:00 p.m.

Friday
Game 1 – No. 5 Happy valley vs. No. 4 Sullivan South, 5p
Game 2 – No. 3 Sullivan East vs. No. 6 Johnson County, 6:30p

Monday
Game 3 – Game 1 loser vs. Game 2 loser, 5p
Game 4 – No. 1 Elizabethton vs. Game 1 winner, 6:30p
Game 5 – No. 2 Unicoi vs. Game 2 winner, 8p

Tuesday
Game 6 – Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, 5:30p
Game 7 – Game 3 winner vs. Lower seed of Game 4 and Game 5 losers, 7p

Wednesday
Game 8- Higher seed of Game 4 and Game 5 Losers vs. Game 7 winner, 5:30p
Game 9 – Gam e6 loser vs. Game 8 winner, 7p

Thursday
Championship Game – Game 6 winner vs. Game 9 winner, 5:30p
If Necessary – 7p