College softball is headed into second week of playoff action, with three local programs still playing.
Mount Saint Mary follows up its win in the Skyline Conference tourney with its second appearance in the NCAA Division III championships. The Knights are headed to Ithaca for a four-team, double-elimination regional. The Mount opens with host Ithaca at 3:30 p.m. Friday, with Moravian and Worcester State opening at 1 p.m. The Ithaca regional games will have live video and stats available at athletics.ithaca.edu and livestream.com.
Army is the second seed in the Patriot League tournament, hosted by Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. The Black Knights will open play Thursday against Boston University at 2:30 p.m. Lehigh and Bucknell precede at 12 p.m. There will be three games Friday at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., and two games Saturday at 12 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. (if necessary). All Patriot tourney games can be viewed online at PatriotLeague.tv.
Vicky Lattanzio of nearby Fishkill plays for Lehigh.
Marist is the tourney host for the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. The tourney got underway with two first-round games on Wednesday. On Thursday, Marist hosts Fairfield at 11:30 a.m., preceded by Manhattan and Quinnipiac at 9 a.m. There will be losers’ bracket games at 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. The games can be viewed online at MAAC.tv (subscription).