The Houston softball team is seeded fourth in next week’s six-team Class 2 District 8 tournament in Alton.
The Lady Tigers (8-11) play fifth-seeded Mountain View-Liberty at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the district’s opening game. The winner advances to play top-seeded Willow Springs at 2 p.m. the following day.
The other first-round matchup pits No. 3 East Carter against sixth-seeded Alton at 4 p.m.
Willow Springs and No. 2 Neelyville both received first-round byes. The championship game is 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9.
Wednesday, Oct. 7
(4) Houston vs. (5) Liberty, 2 p.m.
(3) East Carter vs. (6) Alton, 4 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 8
(1) Willow Springs vs. Houston-Liberty winner, 2 p.m.
(2) Neelyville vs. East Carter-Alton winner, 4 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 9
Championship, 4 p.m.