The pairings for the Class AAA American zone tournament, set for Monday, July 23, through Wednesday, July 25, in Hays, have been established.
Hays (37-8) draws a first-round bye.
Dodge City (16-21) and Great Bend (9-12) meet at 4 p.m. on the opening day of the double-elimination tournament at Larks Park. The winner plays Hays at 6:30 in the final game of the first day.
— Mack McClure