Three area softball teams enter state play Monday

The  PIAA Softball Championships begin on Monday. Three area teams qualified. The tournament is single elimination.

In 6A the Chambersburg Trojans will play three time defending state champions, the Hempfield Spartans at Seton Hill University in Greensburg at 5:00 p.m. The game will be broadcast on Mid Penn Broadcasting. Hempfield is the No. 1 seed out of District 7, the Trojans are the District 3 No. 3 seed.

In 5A the Waynesboro Maidens the fourth seed from District 3 play No.1 District 1 seed W.C. East at Avon Grove High School in West Grove at 4:00 p.m.

In 4A the James Buchanan Rockets the No. 2 District 3 seed play Blue Mountain the District 11 No. 1 seed at Pottsville Area High School at 1:00 p.m.

Quarterfinal games will be Thursday June 6, semifinals are set for Monday June 10 and finals will be at Penn State Thursday and Friday June 13-14.