The DIAA released the 2016 Softball State Tournament brackets on Wednesday. Caravel Academy clinched the no. 1 overall seed, posting at 15-3 record during the regular season, followed by no. 2 Sussex Tech (15-2), no. 3 Sussex Central (14-3), no. 4 Cape Henlopen (14-4) and no. 5 Padua (15-3).

First Round

5/28 @ higher seed

(1) Caravel v. (16) DMA 11 a.m.

(8) Polytech v. (9) Caesar Rodney 11 a.m.

(5) Padua v. (12) Charter (@ Midway Softball) 11 a.m.

(4) Cape Henlopen v. (13) Red Lion 1 p.m.

(2) Sussex Tech v. (15) Hodgson 1 p.m.

(3) Sussex Central v. (14) Lake Forest 1 p.m.

(6) Concord v. (11) Middletown 1 p.m.

(7) Appoquinimink v. (10) Smyrna 3:30 p.m.

Quarterfinals: 5/31

Semifinals: 6/2

Final: 6/4