Monroe, Oakland pursue semifinal spot.Byline: The Register-Guard
Monroe and Oakland are both unranked, and neither won a league title this season, yet one of those two teams will be in the state Class 2A/1A softball softball, variant of baseball played with a larger ball on a smaller field. Invented (1888) in Chicago as an indoor game, it was at various times called indoor baseball, mush ball, playground ball, kitten ball, and, because it was also played by women, ladies' semifinals.
The Dragons will travel to Oakland to face the Oakers in a quarterfinal quar·ter·fi·nal
Of or relating to one of four competitions in a tournament, whose winners go on to play in semifinal competitions.
1. quarterfinals A quarterfinal round.
2. A quarterfinal match. game this afternoon. The winner advances to Tuesday's semifinal.
Monroe finished tied for second in the Trico League with an 8-4 record and defeated Jefferson 6-2 in a league playoff game Noun 1. playoff game - one game in the series of games constituting a playoff
game - a single play of a sport or other contest; "the game lasted two hours"
playoff - any final competition to determine a championship to reach state. The Dragons defeated Corbett 6-3 in Wednesday's first-round game.
Oakland went 9-5 in the Big Fir League to finish tied for second with Gold Beach, and the Oakers defeated the Panthers 8-6 in a league playoff game. Oakland defeated Lost River 5-3 in the first round of the state playoffs.
Fourth-ranked North Douglas won the Big Fir title with a 14-0 mark, and the Warriors open the playoffs by hosting second-ranked Regis, which beat Riddle riddle, puzzling question, specifically one that consists of a fanciful description or definition of something to be guessed. A famous riddle was asked by the Sphinx: "What goes on four legs in the morning, on two at noon, on three at night?" Oedipus guessed the 18-0 in the first round.
Top-ranked Elmira continues its quest to get back to the 3A title game by traveling to Rogue River Rogue River
A river, about 322 km (200 mi) long, rising in the Cascade Range of southwest Oregon and flowing generally south and southwest to the Pacific Ocean. for a quarterfinal game.
In baseball, Pleasant Hill travels to Wilsonville for a matchup between teams that were tied for fifth in the final 3A poll of the season. Douglas, the Far West co-champion, hosts Cowapa League champion Seaside Seaside.
1 City (1990 pop. 38,901), Monterey co., W Calif., on Monterey Bay, in a fruit region; founded 1887, inc. 1954. Its economy is based largely upon tourism. California State Univ. Monterey Bay is there, on the former site of Fort Ord. .
Ninth-ranked Reedsport travels to No. 10 Heppner for a 2A/1A quarterfinal game.