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Sloane Quijas and the Erie Tigers are slated to host the Class 4A Region 7 Tournament on Saturday.

Poor weather may affect the start of softball’s postseason this weekend.

The regionals in three classifications — classes 5A, 4A and 3A — have a start date of Saturday. Initially, it was hoped to be able to play some of the regions on Friday, pending the availability of umpires. However poor field conditions, combined with a lack of available umpires on a weekday, have made it so that no regionals will be able to be played on Friday, according to CHSAA assistant commissioner Bud Ozzello, who administers softball.

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