Johnson County area-round softball playoff pairings

A.J. Crisp, Cleburne Times-Review, Texas
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May 3—The 2021 UIL softball playoffs advance to the area round this week with seven Johnson County teams still in action. Following are area-round playoff pairings:

Class 5A

Burleson (22-5-1; No. 1 seed 8-5A) vs. Northwest (24-5-2; No. 3 seed 6-5A), best-of-3 series: game 1, 6:30 p.m. Friday at Northwest High School; game 2, 1 p.m. Saturday at Burleson High School; game 3, if needed, TBD.

Burleson Centennial (22-7; No. 2 seed 8-5A) vs. Aledo (20-3; No. 1 seed 5-5A), best-of-3 series: game 1, 6:30 p.m. Friday at Weatherford High School; game 2, 3 p.m. Saturday at Cleburne High School; game 3, if needed, 6:30 p.m. Monday at Cleburne High School

Class 4A

Alvarado (8-17-1; No. 3 seed 11-4A) vs. Van Alstyne (18-6; No. 2 seed 9-4A), best-of-3 series at Highland Park High School: game 1, 7 p.m. Friday; game 2, 3 p.m. Saturday; game 3, if needed, will follow game 2

Godley (15-11-2; No. 2 seed 11-4A) vs. Aubrey (18-9; No. 4 seed 9-4A), one-game playoff: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Kennedale High School

Venus (18-6-2; No. 1 seed 11-4A) vs. Celina (15-15; No. 3 seed 9-4A), one-game playoff: 7 p.m. Friday at Irving High School

Class 3A

Grandview (31-5; No. 1 seed 9-3A) vs. Edgewood (21-4-1, No. 2 seed 12-3A), best-of-3 series at Corsicana High School: game 1, 7 p.m. Friday; game 2, 3 p.m. Saturday; game 3, if needed, will follow game 2

Class 2A

Rio Vista (24-7; No. 1 seed 12-2A) vs. Archer City (20-10-1; No. 2 seed 9-2A), one-game playoff: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mineral Wells