Fast-Pitch Softball Championships begin Thursday

The 23rd annual MHSAA/Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Fast-Pitch Championships return to Mississippi State University and the University of Southern Mississippi for the second straight season.

The action at both venues is scheduled to begin Thursday with Game 1 in the best-of-three series for all six classifications. All Game 2’s are scheduled for Friday with any Game 3’s, if necessary, on tap for Saturday.

Two of last year’s state champions — DeSoto Central and Neshoba Central — advanced to this season’s state finals.

MHSAA/Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Fast-Pitch Softball State Championships for 2019

Mississippi State UniversityUniversity of Southern Mississippi
Nusz ParkSouthern Miss Softball Complex
(Designated home team listed first)(Designated home team listed first)
Thursday, May 9Thursday, May 9
1:30 PM — Class 2A: Philadelphia vs. Enterprise (Clarke)1:30 PM — Class 1A: Smithville vs. Vardaman
4:00 PM — Class 4A: Tishomingo Co. vs Newton Co.4:00 PM — Class 3A: South Pontotoc vs. Choctaw Central
6:40 PM — Class 6A: DeSoto Central vs. Brandon6:30 PM — Class 5A: Neshoba Central vs. Wayne Co.
Friday, May 10Friday, May 10
1:30 PM — Class 2A: Enterprise vs. Philadelphia1:30 PM — Class 1A: Vardaman vs. Smithville
4:00 PM — Class 4A: Newton Co. vs Tishomingo Co.4:00 PM — Class 3A: Choctaw Central vs. South Ponotoc
6:30 PM — Class 6A: Brandon vs. DeSoto Central6:30 PM — Class 5A: Wayne Co. vs Neshoba Central
Saturday, May 11Saturday, May 11
Game 3’s (if necessary)Game 3’s (if necessary)
11:00 AM — Game 3 #111:00 AM — Game 3 #1
Game 3 #2: 30 minutes after Game 3 #1Game 3 #2: 30 minutes after Game 3 #1
Game 3 #3: 30 minutes after Game 3 #2Game 3 #3: 30 minutes after Game 3 #2

Purchase digital tickets online at


  • Admission is $12 per day and good for all games at one venue
  • All games will be streamed live on the NFHS Network’s Mississippi channel at


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