Defending champion Washington and runner-up Union lead the field for this year’s Union Softball Tournament, which will be held Saturday, Aug. 31, at the Union Softball Complex.

Union leads the 9:30 a.m. side of the bracket and will face Park Hills Central on the north field to start the day.

The other 9:30 a.m. first-round game is Pacific, last year’s third-place team, taking on Borgia on the south field.

At 11:30 a.m., Washington will play Louisiana on the north field while Farmington plays Warrenton, last year’s fourth-place finisher, on the south field.

Consolation semifinals are set for 1 p.m. with the 9 a.m. losers going to the north field and the 11:30 a.m. losers playing on the south field.

The championship semifinals are set for 2:30 p.m.

The consolation and seventh-place games will be played at 4 p.m. with the championship and third-place games going at 5:30 p.m.

Union Softball Tournament

Saturday, Aug. 31

Union Softball Complex

First Round

G1 Union vs. Park Hills Central, North Field, 9:30 a.m.

G2 Pacific vs. Borgia, South Field, 9:30 a.m.

G3 Washington vs. Louisiana, North Field, 11:30 a.m.

G4 Farmington vs. Warrenton, South Field, 11:30 a.m.

Second Round

G5 G1 loser vs. G2 loser, North Field, 1 p.m.

G6 G3 loser vs. G4 loser, South Field, 1 p.m.

G7 G1 winner vs. G2 winner, North Field, 2:30 p.m.

G8 G3 winner vs. G4 winner, South Field, 2:30 p.m.

Final Round

Seventh-Place Game, South Field, 4 p.m.

Consolation Game, North Field, 4 p.m.

Third-Place Game, South Field, 5:30 p.m.

Championship Game, North Field, 5:30 p.m.