The 2013 NJSIAA softball brackets were released Thursday.
The public tournament begins Tuesday – though teams have the option to play Monday – with the Non-Publics slated to get started Thursday, with the option of playing Wednesday.
NOTE: Brackets are subject to minor changes before becoming official Friday
Here are the first-round matchups:
NORTH 1 GROUP IV
16-Montclair at 1-Livingston; 15-Passaic at 2-Morris Knolls; 14-Belleville at 3-North Bergen; 13-Clifton at 4-Fair Lawn; 12-West Orange at 5-Bloomfield; 11-Hackensack at 6-Randolph; 10-Memorial 7-Ridgewood; 9-Kearny 8-Bergen Tech.
NORTH 1 GROUP III
16-Bergenfield at 1-Indian Hills; 15-Northern Highlands at 2-Passaic Valley; 14-Demarest at 3-Ramapo; 13-Wayne Hills at 4-High Point; 12-Pascack Valley at 5-Paramus; 11-West Milford at 6-Jefferson; 10-River Dell at 7-Sparta; 9-Montville at 8-Old Tappan.
NORTH 1 GROUP II
16-Kinnelon at 1-Ramsey; 15-Walkill Valley at 2-Pequannock; 14-Newton at 3-Pascack Hills; 13-Lodi at 4-Lakeland; 12-Elmwood Park at 5-Mahwah; 11-Westwood at 6-Lenape Valley; 10-Hawthorne at 7-Dumont; 9-Hopatcong at 8-Glen Rock.
NORTH 1 GROUP I
16-Bogota at 1-Saddle Brook; 15-Wood-Ridge at 2-Midland Park; 14-Verona at 3-New Milford; 13-Boonton at 4-Park Ridge; 12-North Warren at 5-Pompton Lakes; 11-Morris Tech at 6-Hasbrouck Heights; 10-Emerson Boro at 7-Sussex Tech; 9-Butler at 8-Cedar Grove.
NORTH 2 GROUP IV
16-Perth Amboy at 1-J.P. Stevens; 9-Columbia at 8-Bayonne; 12-Franklin at 5-Piscataway; 13-Scotch Plains-Fanwood at 4-Watchung Hills; 14-Edison at 3-Westfield; 11-Bridgewater-Raritan at 6-Elizabeth; 10-Linden at 7-Phillipsburg; 15-Ridge at 2-North Hunterdon
NORTH 2 GROUP III
16-Cranford at 1-West Morris Central; 9-Ferris at 8-Summit; 12-Rahway at 5-South Plainfield; 13-Colonia at 4-Nutley; 14-Morristown at 3-J.F. Kennedy; 11-Governor Livingston at 6-Voorhees; 10-Chatham at 7-Roxbury; 15-Mendham at 2-Warren Hills
NORTH 2 GROUP II
16-Bernards at 1-Hanover Park; 9-Parsippany at 8-Madison; 12-Cliffside Park at 5-West Essex; 13-Hackettstown at 4-McNair Academy; 14-Garfield at 3-Lyndhurst; 11-Fort Lee at 6-Ridgefield Park; 10-Leonia at 7-Caldwell; 15-Lincoln at 2-Rutherford
NORTH 2 GROUP I
16-Technology at 1-Bloomfield Tech; 9-Brearley at 8-Roselle Park; 12-Dayton at 5-Secaucus; 13-Science Park at 4-Belvidere; 14-Ridgefield at 3-New Providence; 11-Hoboken at 6-Glen Ridge; 10-Arts at 7-North 13th St. Tech; 15-University at 2-
CENTRAL GROUP IV
16-Manalapan at 1-Hillsborough; 9-Hunterdon Central at 8-Jackson; 12-Marlboro at 5-Monroe; 13-West Windsor-Plainsboro South at 4-Howell; 14-Montgomery at 3-Steinert; 11-Sayreville at 6-Freehold Township; 10-Rancocas Valley at 7-South Brunswick; 15-North Brunswick at 2-East Brunswick
CENTRAL GROUP III
16-Neptune at 1-Wall; 9-Somerville at 8-Jackson Liberty; 12-Lawrence at 5-Middletown North; 13-Colts Neck at 4-Allentown; 14-Princeton at 3-Northern Burlington; 11-Red Bank at 6-Ocean Township; 10-Woodbridge at 7-Nottingham; 15-Hightstown at 2-Middletown South
CENTRAL GROUP II
16-Hillside at 1-Robbinsville; 9-Monomouth at 8-Manasquan; 12-Matawan at 5-Ewing; 13-Roselle at 4-A.L. Johnson; 14-Holmdel at 3-Bordentown; 11-Delaware Valley at 6-Carteret; 10-Delran at 7-Raritan; 15-Point Pleasant Boro at 2-Spotswood
CENTRAL GROUP I
16-East Brunswick at 1-Florence; 9-Somerset Tech at 8-Burlington City; 12-Keyport at 5-South River; 13-South Hunterdon at 4-Point Pleasant Beach; 14-Middlesex at 3-Metuchen; 11-Bound Brook at 6-South Amboy; 10-Henry Hudson at 7-Perth Amboy Tech; 15-Woodbridge Academy at 2-New Egypt
SOUTH GROUP IV
16-Mainland at 1-Washington Twp.; 15-Cherry Hill East at 2-Eastern; 14-Cherokee at 3-Toms River East; 13-Egg Harbor Twp. at 4-Toms River North; 12-Cherry Hill West at 5-Vineland; 11-Clearview at 6-Shawnee; 10-Toms River South at 7-Millville; 9-Lenape at 8-Williamstown.
SOUTH GROUP III
16-Ocean City at 1-Gloucester Tech; 15-Winslow at 2-Hammonton; 14-Westampton Tech at 3-Kingsway; 13-Oakcrest at 4-Pinelands; 12-Seneca 5-Burlington Twp.; 11-Lacey at 6-Timber Creek; 10-Delsea at 7-Central Regional; 9-Moorestown at 8-Cumberland.
SOUTH GROUP II
16-Pemberton at 1-Buena; 15-Haddonfield at 2-Overbrook; 14-Atlantic Tech at 3-West Deptford; 13-Manchester Twp. at 4-Cedar Creek; 12-Barnegat at 5-Woodstown; 11-Deptford at 6-Sterling; 10-Cinnaminson at 7-Middle Township; 9-Bridgeton at 8-Lower Cape May.
SOUTH GROUP I
16-Camden Charter at 1-Gloucester City; 15-Cape May Tech at 2-Pennsville; 14-Haddon Twp. at 3-Haddon Heights; 13-Salem at 4-Audobon; 12-Schalick at 5-Penns Grove; 11-Woodbury at 6-Riverside; 10-Clayton at 7-Gateway; 9-Maple Shade at 8-Pitman.
NON-PUBLIC A NORTH
9-Mother Seton at 8-St. Dominic, winner at 1-Immaculata Heart; 5-DePaul at 4-Pope John XXIII (quarterfinal); 6-Holy Angels at 3-Paramus Catholic (quarterfinal); 10-Kent Place at 7-Union Catholic, winner at 2-Mount St. Dominic
NON-PUBLIC B NORTH
9-Villa Walsh at 8-Dwight Englewood, winner at 1-Lodi Immaculate; 10-Lacordaire at 7-Oak Knoll, winner at 2-Hudson Catholic; 14-Christ The King at 3-Newark Academy; 13-Montclair Immaculate at 4-Montclair-Kimberley; 12-St. Mary’s (Rutherford) at 5-Eastern Christian; 11-Morristown-Beard at 6-Morris Catholic.
NON-PUBLIC A SOUTH
9-Mount St. Mary at 8-Notre Dame, winner at 1-Bishop Ahr; 12-Monsegnior Donovan at 5-Paul VI; 13-Bishop Eustace at 4-Immaculata; 11-Holy Cross at 6-Camden Catholic, winner at 3-Gloucester Catholic; 10-Red Bank Catholic at 6-Pingry, winner at 2-St. John Vianney
NON-PUBLIC B SOUTH
9-Wildwood Catholic at 8-Roselle Catholic, winner at 1-St. Joseph-Hammonton; 12-Benedictine at 5-Gill St. Bernard’s; 13-Marist at 4-Wardlaw-Hartridge; 14-Trenton Catholic at 3-Sacred Heart of Vineland; 11-Timothy Christian at 6-Cardinal McCarrick; 10-Doane Academy at 7-St. Rose; 15-Rutgers Prep at 2-Mater Dei.