After a 9-10 regular season, the Cattaraugus-Little Valley softball team earned the No. 3 seed in the Section 6 Class C-1 playoffs, which start Wednesday with the quarterfinal round.

Coach Heather Kagelmacher’s Timberwolves open the playoffs playing host to No. 6 Tapestry. Should the T-Wolves advance, they would play the winner of No. 2 Portville (12-6) vs. No. 7 Salamanca (0-13) in Tuesday’s semifinals, May 28. The Warriors visit the Panthers on Thursday.

Randolph (11-7) also earned a No. 3 seed on the other side of the bracket, playing No. 6 Westfield on Thursday in Randolph. Ellicottville (5-11) was seeded fifth and visits No. 4 Holland (4-10-1).

The championships for both the C-1 and C-2 brackets will be played at St. Bonaventure’s Joyce Field, as will the overall championships for Class C and D.


(all games 4:45 p.m. unless noted)


Wednesday's Quarterfinal

6. Tapestry (2-3) at 3. Cattaraugus-Little Valley (9-10)

Thursday's Quarterfinals

5. Silver Creek (6-8) at 4. Falconer (11-8)

7. Salamanca (0-13) at 2. Portville (12-6)

Tuesday's Semifinals (May 28)

Falconer/Silver Creek winner at 1. Chautauqua Lake (13-4)

Portville/Salamanca winner vs. Cattaraugus-Little Valley/Tapestry winner, at higher seed

Thursday’s Championship (May 30)

(at St. Bonaventure)

Semifinal winners, time TBA


Thursday's Quarterfinals

8. Cassadaga Valley (0-15) at 1. Frewsburg (15-2)

5. Ellicottville (5-11) at 4. Holland (4-10-1)

7. Barker (2-13) at 2. Maple Grove (13-2)

6. Westfield (3-10) at 3. Randolph (11-7)

Tuesday’s Semifinals (May 28)

Quarterfinal winners, at higher seeds

Thursday’s Championship (May 30)

(at St. Bonaventure)

Semifinal winners, time TBA