Southern Columbia, seeded fourth, and Lourdes Regional, seeded fifth, each have first round byes, then will face each other in the quarterfinal round of the District 4 AA softball tournament Friday at 4:30 p.m. at Southern, according to pairings released by the district Saturday.

Also in softball, Shamokin Area, the sixth seed, will play at number three Athens Thursday at 4:30 in AAA.

In baseball, Southern Columbia, the sixth seed in Class AA, will host Mansfield Tuesday at 4:30, with the winner to play Friday at East Juniata.

Also, Shamokin, seeded fourth in AAA, will play top seed Jersey Shore Friday at 7 p.m. at Bowman Field in Williamsport.