For the second consecutive year, a record number of teams (379) – one better than 2017 ‐ were drawn and placed into brackets this evening to set the stage for the 34th Annual IHSAA Softball State Tournament Series.Sectional action runs May 21‐26 with the 64 survivors moving into a one‐game regional round on Tuesday, May 29. From there, 32 teams will square off in four‐team semi‐states on Saturday, June 2, with the four state championship games scheduled for Saturday, June 9, to be played for the first time at Purdue University’s Bittinger Stadium in West Lafayette.Area Sectional Pairings.Class 1A-Sectional 60 @ Rising SunG1: Rising Sun vs. North Decatur.G2: Hauser vs. Oldenburg Academy.G3: Winner of G1 vs. Winner of G2.G4: Jac‐Cen‐Del vs. South Decatur.Championship: Winner of G3 vs. Winner of G4.Class 2A-Sectional 45 @ MilanG1: Austin vs. Milan.G2: Switzerland County vs. Southwestern (Hanover).G3: South Ripley vs. Winner of G1.Championship: Winner of G2 vs. Winner of G3.Class 3A-Sectional 29 @ Franklin CountyG1: Franklin County vs. Greensburg.G2: Lawrenceburg vs. Batesville.G3: Winner of G1 vs. Winner of G2.G4: Madison Consolidated vs. South Dearborn.Championship: Winner of G3 vs. Winner of G4.Class 4A-Sectional 14 @ East CentralG1: Columbus North vs. Bloomington North.G2: Columbus East vs. Shelbyville.G3: Winner of G1 vs. Winner of G2.G4: East Central vs. Bloomington South.Championship: Winner of G3 vs. Winner of G4.