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2022-23 Girls Softball State Tournament

Apr 30, 2023

7 pm ET / 6 pm CT

38th Annual IHSAA Girls Softball State Tournament Pairings Show

Hosted by Greg Rakestraw

Streaming: Exclusively on

Complete pairings will be available at following the broadcast.

May 22, 2023
May 23, 2023
May 24, 2023
May 25, 2023
May 26, 2023
May 27, 2023

Entry List Deadline: Tuesday, May 2, 2023, 4 pm ET / 3 pm CT.

Times: Determined by host school.

Admission: $7 per session; $15 all sessions (All session tickets may be provided for tourneys with three or more sessions).

Home Team: The second-named team in each pairing is the designated home team except when they advance by virtue of a bye. 

Official Softball: The Wilson A9011 optic yellow softball, the official ball of the IHSAA state tournament, will be provided by the IHSAA. The core and compression must be listed on the ball. 

Class 4A Brackets | Class 3A Brackets | Class 2A Brackets | Class 1A Brackets 

Daily Schedule | Approved Broadcasts 

Class 4A

1. Merrillville (7) | Bracket 
East Chicago Central, Gary West Side, Hammond Central, Hammond Morton, Lake Central, Merrillville, Munster.

2. Valparaiso (6) | Bracket 
Chesterton, Crown Point, Hobart, Lowell, Portage, Valparaiso.

3. Mishawaka (6) | Bracket 
LaPorte, Michigan City, Mishawaka, Plymouth, South Bend Adams, South Bend St. Joseph.

4. Penn (6) | Bracket 
Concord, Elkhart, Goshen, Northridge, Penn, Warsaw Community.

5. DeKalb (5) | Bracket 
Carroll (Fort Wayne), DeKalb, Fort Wayne North Side, Fort Wayne Northrop, Fort Wayne Snider.

6. Columbia City (6) | Bracket 
Columbia City, Fort Wayne South Side, Fort Wayne Wayne, Homestead, Huntington North, New Haven.

7. Harrison (West Lafayette) (5) | Bracket 
Harrison (West Lafayette), Kokomo, Lafayette Jefferson, Logansport, McCutcheon.

8. Noblesville (6) | Bracket 
Carmel, Fishers, Hamilton Southeastern, Noblesville, Westfield, Zionsville.

9. New Palestine (7) | Bracket 
Anderson, Greenfield-Central, Mt. Vernon (Fortville), Muncie Central, New Palestine, Pendleton Heights, Richmond.

10. North Central (Indpls.) (7) | Bracket 
Ben Davis, Indianapolis Cathedral, Indianapolis Crispus Attucks, Lawrence Central, Lawrence North, North Central (Indianapolis), Pike.

11. Southport (6) | Bracket 
Franklin Central, Indianapolis Arsenal Technical, Perry Meridian, Roncalli, Southport, Warren Central.

12. Avon (6) | Bracket 
Avon, Brownsburg, Decatur Central, Plainfield, Terre Haute North Vigo, Terre Haute South Vigo.

13. Bloomington South (6) | Bracket 
Bloomington North, Bloomington South, Center Grove, Greenwood Community, Martinsville, Mooresville.

14. Columbus North (6) | Bracket 
Columbus East, Columbus North, East Central, Franklin Community, Shelbyville, Whiteland Community.

15. Bedford North Lawrence (6) | Bracket 
Bedford North Lawrence, Floyd Central, Jeffersonville, Jennings County, New Albany, Seymour.

16. Evansville North (5) | Bracket 
Castle, Evansville Central, Evansville F.J. Reitz, Evansville Harrison, Evansville North.

Class 3A

17. Highland (6) | Bracket 
Boone Grove, Calumet, Griffith, Hanover Central, Highland, River Forest.

18. Twin Lakes (6) | Bracket 
Frankfort, North Montgomery, Northwestern, Twin Lakes, West Lafayette, Western.

19. Jimtown (6) | Bracket 
Jimtown, Mishawaka Marian, New Prairie, South Bend Clay, South Bend Riley, South Bend Washington.

20. Kankakee Valley (6) | Bracket 
Culver Academies, Glenn, Kankakee Valley, Knox, Rensselaer Central, Tippecanoe Valley.

21. NorthWood (6) | Bracket 
East Noble, Fairfield, Lakeland, NorthWood, Wawasee, West Noble.

22. Angola (7) | Bracket 
Angola, Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger, Fort Wayne Concordia Lutheran, Garrett, Heritage, Leo, Woodlan.

23. Bellmont (5) | Bracket 
Bellmont, Maconaquah, Norwell, Oak Hill, Peru.

24. Delta (6) | Bracket 
Centerville, Delta, Jay County, Mississinewa, New Castle, Yorktown.

25. Tri-West Hendricks (6) | Bracket 
Crawfordsville, Danville, Lebanon, Monrovia, Tri-West Hendricks, Western Boone.

26. Northview (5) | Bracket 
Edgewood, Indian Creek, Northview, Owen Valley, West Vigo.

27. Indpls. Bishop Chatard (5) | Bracket 
Brebeuf Jesuit, Guerin Catholic, Hamilton Heights, Indianapolis Bishop Chatard, Indianapolis Shortridge.

28. Beech Grove (5) | Bracket 
Beech Grove, Herron, Indianapolis Washington, Purdue Polytechnic, Speedway.

29. Connersville (7) | Bracket 
Batesville, Connersville, Franklin County, Greensburg, Lawrenceburg, Rushville Consolidated, South Dearborn.

30. Charlestown (7) | Bracket 
Charlestown, Corydon Central, Madison Consolidated, North Harrison, Salem, Scottsburg, Silver Creek.

31. Jasper (6) | Bracket 
Heritage Hills, Jasper, Pike Central, Southridge, Vincennes Lincoln, Washington.

32. Gibson Southern (6) | Bracket 
Boonville, Evansville Bosse, Evansville Reitz Memorial, Gibson Southern, Mt. Vernon, Princeton.

Class 2A

33. Illiana Christian (6) | Bracket 
Andrean, Hammond Bishop Noll, Illiana Christian, Lake Station Edison, North Newton, Whiting.

34. South Central (Union Mills) (6) | Bracket 
Bremen, Hebron, LaVille, South Bend Career, South Central (Union Mills), Wheeler.

35. Eastside (5) | Bracket 
Central Noble, Churubusco, Eastside, Prairie Heights, Westview.

36. Manchester (6) | Bracket 
Adams Central, Bluffton, Fort Wayne Bishop Luers, Manchester, South Adams, Whitko.

37. Rochester (6) | Bracket 
Lewis Cass, North Judson-San Pierre, Pioneer, Rochester Community, Wabash, Winamac Community.

38. Delphi (6) | Bracket 
Benton Central, Carroll (Flora), Clinton Prairie, Delphi Community, Seeger, Tipton.

39. Madison-Grant (6) | Bracket 
Blackford, Eastbrook, Eastern (Greentown), Elwood Community, Madison-Grant, Taylor.

40. Frankton (6) | Bracket 
Alexandria Monroe, Frankton, Lapel, Monroe Central, Wapahani, Winchester Community.

41. Union County (6) | Bracket 
Eastern Hancock, Hagerstown, Knightstown, Northeastern, Shenandoah, Union County.

42. Triton Central (6) | Bracket 
Christel House, Heritage Christian, Indianapolis Scecina, Irvington Preparatory, Park Tudor, Triton Central.

43. Cascade (5) | Bracket 
Cascade, Covenant Christian, Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter, Riverside, Sheridan.

44. Southmont (6) | Bracket 
Greencastle, North Putnam, Parke Heritage, South Putnam, South Vermillion, Southmont.

45. Brownstown Central (7) | Bracket 
Brown County, Brownstown Central, Hauser, Milan, South Ripley, Southwestern (Hanover), Switzerland County.

46. Eastern (Pekin) (6) | Bracket 
Austin, Clarksville, Crawford County, Eastern (Pekin), Paoli, Providence.

47. Linton-Stockton (6) | Bracket 
Eastern Greene, Linton-Stockton, Mitchell, North Knox, South Knox, Sullivan.

48. Forest Park (6) | Bracket 
Evansville Mater Dei, Forest Park, North Posey, Perry Central, South Spencer, Tell City.

Class 1A

49. Kouts (6) | Bracket 
DeMotte Christian, Hammond Academy of Science & Technology, Kouts, Morgan Township, Tri-Township, Washington Township.

50. Westville (6) | Bracket 
Argos, Culver Community, Marquette Catholic, Oregon-Davis, Triton, Westville.

51. Lakewood Park Christian (4) | Bracket 
Elkhart Christian, Fremont, Hamilton, Lakewood Park Christian.

52. North Miami (6) | Bracket 
Caston, North Miami, North White, Northfield, Southwood, West Central.

53. Rossville (6) | Bracket 
Clinton Central, Faith Christian, Frontier, Rossville, South Newton, Tri-County.

54. Riverton Parke (6) | Bracket 
Attica, Covington, Fountain Central, Lafayette Central Catholic, North Vermillion, Riverton Parke.

55. Daleville (6) | Bracket 
Cowan, Daleville, Liberty Christian, Southern Wells, Tri-Central, Wes-Del.

56. Cambridge City Lincoln (6) | Bracket 
Cambridge City Lincoln, Randolph Southern, Tri, Union City.

57. Clay City (7) | Bracket 
Bloomfield, Clay City, Cloverdale, Dugger Union, North Central (Farmersburg), Shakamak, White River Valley.

58. Bethesda Christian (4) | Bracket 
Bethesda Christian, Indiana Deaf, Tindley, Traders Point Christian.

59. Edinburgh (6) | Bracket 
Edinburgh, Eminence, Greenwood Christian, Indianapolis Lutheran, Morristown, Providence Cristo Rey.

60. North Decatur (6) | Bracket 
Jac-Cen-Del, North Decatur, Oldenburg, South Decatur, Southwestern (Shelbyville), Waldron.

61. West Washington (5) | Bracket 
Borden, Christian Academy of Indiana, Lanesville, Rock Creek, West Washington.

62. Rising Sun (5) | Bracket 
Crothersville, Henryville, New Washington, Rising Sun, Trinity Lutheran.

63. Loogootee (4) | Bracket 
Barr-Reeve, Loogootee, North Daviess, Orleans.

64. Wood Memorial (5) | Bracket 
Cannelton, Northeast Dubois, Springs Valley, Tecumseh, Wood Memorial.


May 30, 2023

Time: 6 pm where possible.

Admission: $10 per person. Children aged 5 and younger admitted free.

Home Team: The winner of the odd-numbered sectional site will host the one game regional, and serve as the home team. The IHSAA reserves the right to approve sites based on minimum standards.

Class 4A Bracket | Class 3A Bracket | Class 2A Bracket | Class 1A Bracket 

Daily Schedule | Approved Broadcasts 

Class 4A

Regional 1 Championship | Lake Central 6, Crown Point 1
Regional 2 Championship | Penn 3, South Bend St. Joseph 0
Regional 3 Championship | Carroll (Fort Wayne) 1, Huntington North 0
Regional 4 Championship | Harrison (West Lafayette) 4, Westfield 3
Regional 5 Championship | Pendleton Heights 8, Lawrence North 6
Regional 6 Championship | Roncalli 9, Avon 1
Regional 7 Championship | Mooresville 4, Shelbyville 1
Regional 8 Championship | Evansville North 5, Floyd Central 4

Class 3A

Regional 9 Championship | Hanover Central 2, Western 1
Regional 10 Championship | New Prairie 16, Tippecanoe Valley 0
Regional 11 Championship | Leo 6, East Noble 0
Regional 12 Championship | Yorktown 8, Peru 0
Regional 13 Championship | Tri-West Hendricks 4, Edgewood 0
Regional 14 Championship | Beech Grove 10, Hamilton Heights 0
Regional 15 Championship | Silver Creek 10, Connersville 7
Regional 16 Championship | Gibson Southern 12, Jasper 0

Class 2A

Regional 17 Championship | Andrean 5, Hebron 0
Regional 18 Championship | Eastside 8, South Adams 2
Regional 19 Championship | Delphi Community 1, Lewis Cass 0
Regional 20 Championship | Madison-Grant 8, Lapel 2
Regional 21 Championship | Triton Central 4, Union County 3
Regional 22 Championship | Cascade 8, North Putnam 0
Regional 23 Championship | Hauser 3, Eastern (Pekin) 1
Regional 24 Championship | North Posey 2, Sullivan 1

Class 1A

Regional 25 Championship | Kouts 7, Westville 6
Regional 26 Championship | Caston 20, Fremont 1
Regional 27 Championship | Rossville 4, Riverton Parke 1
Regional 28 Championship | Cowan 2, Tri 1
Regional 29 Championship | Clay City 16, Bethesda Christian 0
Regional 30 Championship | Indianapolis Lutheran 15, North Decatur 0
Regional 31 Championship | Lanesville 4, Rising Sun 3
Regional 32 Championship | Tecumseh 3, Barr-Reeve 2


Jun 3, 2023

Times: 11 am, 1 pm, 7 pm.

Admission: $12 session, $20 all sessions. Children age 5 and younger admitted free.

Home Team: The second-named team in each game is the designated home team. The home team shall have choice of dugout except when participating against the host school.

Official Softball: The Wilson A9011 optic yellow softball, the official ball of the IHSAA state tournament, will be provided by the IHSAA. The core and compression must be listed on the ball. 

Class 4A Bracket | Class 3A Bracket | Class 2A Bracket | Class 1A Bracket 

Daily Schedule | Approved Broadcasts 

Class 4A

1. Harrison (West Lafayette)
G1: Penn vs. Harrison (West Lafayette)
G2: Lake Central vs. Carroll (Fort Wayne) 
Championship: G1 winner vs. G2 winner

2. Center Grove
G1: Roncalli vs. Evansville North 
G2: Mooresville vs. Pendleton Heights 
Championship: G1 winner vs. G2 winner

Class 3A

3. Twin Lakes
G1: Leo vs. Yorktown
G2: Hanover Central vs. New Prairie 
Championship: G1 winner vs. G2 winner

4. Jasper
G1: Beech Grove vs. Tri-West Hendricks 
G2: Silver Creek vs. Gibson Southern 
Championship: G1 winner vs. G2 winner

Class 2A

5. Warsaw Community
G1: Andrean vs. Delphi Community
G2: Eastside vs. Madison-Grant
Championship: G1 winner vs. G2 winner

6. Forest Park
G1: Triton Central vs. Hauser 
G2: North Posey vs. Cascade 
Championship: G1 winner vs. G2 winner

Class 1A

7. Frankfort
G1: Caston vs. Kouts 
G2: Cowan vs. Rossville 
Championship: G1 winner vs. G2 winner

8. North Daviess
G1: Tecumseh vs. Clay City 
G2: Indianapolis Lutheran vs. Lanesville 
Championship: G1 winner vs. G2 winner

Jun 9, 2023
Jun 10, 2023

Site: Bittinger Stadium, Purdue University, 1324 McCormick Road, West Lafayette Stadium Info | Map
Road Closure: Cherry Lane is closed to traffic between McCormick Road and Northwestern Avenue.

Admission: $15 per person per game. Children five (5) years old and younger free of charge. All ticket sales will be digital only. No cash or credit card sales at the gate. Each participating school will have private links to share with its patrons during the week with remaining tickets made available to the general public later beginning Thursday afternoon via Please purchase tickets online in advance and present your purchase verification on your mobile phone to gain admittance at the gate.

Gates Open: Gates open to spectators 90 minutes before the start of the first game each day.

Official Softball: The Wilson A9011 optic yellow softball, the official ball of the IHSAA state tournament, will be provided by the IHSAA. The core and compression must be listed on the ball.

Streaming: All four state championship games will stream exclusively at via pay-per-view for $15 per game or $20 for all games. 

Photography: Double Edge Media is the official photography service of the IHSAA and posts state championship images for purchase. Website 

Home Team: The winner of the southern semi-state is the designated home team in each game. The home team shall occupy the third base dugout.

Class 4A Bracket | Class 3A Bracket | Class 2A Bracket | Class 1A Bracket 

Daily Schedule | Approved Broadcasts | Preview | Official Program 

Friday, June 9 

Class 2A State Championship
Final | North Posey 3, Andrean 0 
> Vikings' Erin Hoehn - also with record 15 K - blasts dramatic walkoff HR for her school's first crown 
> Madison Olander of North Posey earns Mental Attitude Award
> Final Records: North Posey (29-0), Andrean (29-8)
Box Score | Recap 

Class 3A State Championship
Final | New Prairie 4, Tri-West Hendricks 2 
> New Prairie scores twice in 6th, wins first softball crown
> Tri-West's Ava Sullivan named Mental Attitude Award recipient
> Final Records: New Prairie (31-5), Tri-West Hendricks (27-6)
Box Score | Recap 

Saturday, June 10 

Class 1A State Championship
Final | Tecumseh 6, Caston 0
> Braves repeat as 1A state champion, fifth overall
> Caston's Kinzie Mollenkopf named Mental Attitude Award recipient
> Final Records: Tecumseh (25-9), Caston (22-5) 
Box Score | Recap 

Class 4A State Championship
Final | Penn 2, Roncalli 1 (9 innings)
> Penn upends two-time defending champ Roncalli in extras
> Roncalli's Abbey Hofmann earns Mental Attitude Award
> Final Records: Penn (28-4-1), Roncalli (31-4-1)
Box Score | Recap