Northwestern advanced to the D-III state final four. GREG BILLING / CONTRIBUTED

High school softball: State final fours at Firestone Stadium, Akron

The following are this week’s high school softball state final four pairings.

When: Thursday, June 1 through Saturday, June 3.

Where: Firestone Stadium, Akron


Thursday, June 1

D-I semifinals

Elyria (20-4) vs. Gahanna Lincoln (25-5), 10 a.m.

Lebanon (29-3) vs. North Canton Hoover (21-9), 12:30 p.m.

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D-IV semifinals

Lucas (22-6) vs. Danville (28-2), 3 p.m.

Williamsburg (27-2) vs. Carey (18-6), 5:30 p.m.

Friday, June 2

D-III semifinals

Cardington-Lincoln (25-4) vs. Wheelersburg (24-2), 10 a.m.

Warren Champion (30-2) vs. Northwestern (27-2), 12:30 p.m.

D-II semifinals

Plain City Jonathan Alder (22-4) vs. Hebron Lakewood (30-1), 3 p.m.

Akron Archbishop Hoban (23-2) vs. LaGrange Keystone (26-4), 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, June 3

State finals

D-I: Elyria/Gahanna Lincoln vs. Lebanon/North Canton Hoover winners, 10 a.m.

D-IV: Lucas/Danville vs. Williamsburg/Carey winners, 1 p.m.

D-III: Cardington-Lincoln/Wheelersburg vs. Warren Champion/Northwestern winners, 4 p.m.

D-II: Plain City Jonathan Alder/Hebron Lakewood vs. Akron Archbishop Hoban/LaGrange Keystone winners, 7 p.m.

TV: Finals replayed on Spectrum Channels 311 and 1311 on Sunday, June 4.

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