Purdy High School will host the MSHSAA Class 2 District 8 Softball Tournament beginning on Thursday, Oct. 8. The host Lady Eagles received the top seed for district play. Purdy Athletic Director Chris Kennedy is the tournament director.
Three games will be contested on Thursday. The second-seeded Diamond Lady Wildcats play the seventh-seed, College Heights Christian, at 1 p.m. The #3 and #6 seeds, Pierce City and Marionville, play at 3 p.m. The fourth-seed Sarcoxie Lady Bears play against fifth-seed Southwest (Washburn) at 5 p.m.
On Friday, Purdy plays the Sarcoxie/Southwest winner in one semifinal at 4 p.m., and the other Thursday winners square off in semifinal play at 6 p.m. The district championship game will be played at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10.