WESSON – The Lady Wolves punched their ticket to the NJCAA Division II Softball World Series by eliminating the Wildcats of Pearl River with a 7-1 win on Sunday, May 14 in the Region 23 Tournament. The Lady Wolves then used that momentum to sweep the Bobcats of Jones, 9-5 and 9-2, to win the first Region 23 Championship in 15 years. Now, the Lady Wolves have their eyes set on the competition they will face at Tyger River Park in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
The 16-team, double elimination tournament will feature 10 nationally ranked teams including No.1 Murray State (OK), No.2 Louisburg (NC), No. 3 South Mountain (AZ), No. 4 Parkland (IL), No. 5 Jones, No.7 Co-Lin, No. 10 Rock Valley (IL), No. 17 Des Moines Area (IA), No. 18 Danville Area (IL), and No. 19 Potomac State (WV).
The Lady Wolves will be seeded fifth in the tournament and will play the No. 12 seed Lansing (MI) at 1 pm (CT), 2 pm (ET) on Tuesday, May 23. To view the full bracket, click here.
Ticket for fans attending the games will cost $15 per person per tournament pass per day or you can be a whole tournament pass for $50 per person while children 12 and under get in free. Tickets can be pre-purchased at the following link: https://NJCAASPARTANBURG2023.eventbrite.com
Parking at the facility is free. Those who wish to watch the games via livestream will have the chance via the NJCAA Network which has several pay-per-view options including: a one-day pass for $10, a whole tournament pass for $25, a championship day pass for $5 or an All-Access Pass which grants access to all 2022-23 NJCAA Championship events for $100. The broadcasts will be available at the following link: https://www.njcaa.org/network/championships/sb-dii
Live stats and box scores will be located at the following link: https://www.njcaa.org/championships/sports/sball/div2/index
For those in attendance looking for restaurants and other things to do in Spartanburg, click the following link: https://www.visitspartanburg.com/