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WIAA softball pairings: Hudson, River Falls to meet in first round

The WIAA has released postseason seedings for its softball tournament series and it features No. 4 seed Hudson hosting No. 13 River Falls in a Division 1 first round regional game Wednesday, May 23, at 5 p.m. at Grandview Park.

Hudson takes a record of 13-4 into the postseason while River Falls is 2-13. The Raiders swept a doubleheader from the Wildcats, 10-0 and 12-0, in their Big Rivers Conference finale May 15.

The winner of Wednesday's game will face either No. 5 Superior or No. 12 Wausau East Friday, May 25, at the home of the highest remaining seed.

Stevens point earned the top seed in the 14-team bracket and received a first round bye along with No. 2 Marshfield.

Bob Burrows

Bob Burrows has been sports editor at the River Falls Journal since 1996 and at the Hudson Star-Observer since 2009. Prior to joining the Journal, Burrows served as sports editor with Ledger Publications in Balsam Lake, Wis. A native of Bayonne, N.J. and a U.S. Navy veteran, Burrows attended Marquette University before completing his studies at UW-River Falls in 1992.

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