The OSAA’s state championship playoffs for diamond sports get underway Monday, when four of Central Oregon’s eight qualified teams are scheduled to play.

In the only home game involving a Central Oregon team on the first day of the postseason, Bend High entertains South Eugene in the first round of the Class 6A baseball playoffs. Start time is 4:30 p.m. for the game between the No. 12-seeded Lava Bears and the No. 21 Axe.

Also in 6A baseball today, No. 30 Summit plays at No. 3 Clackamas, first pitch at 5:30 p.m.

In 2A/1A baseball, No. 20 Culver is at No. 13 Central Linn in a first-round game.

Softball playoffs today include No. 23 Bend at No. 10 Barlow in the first round of the 6A playoffs; game time at Barlow is 5 p.m.

The first round of the 5A softball playoffs is set for Wednesday, when No. 1 seed ­Ridgeview will host No. 16 North Bend at 4:30 p.m. Also Wednesday, No. 15 Crook County is at No. 2 Crescent Valley in 5A baseball at 5 p.m., and No. 10 Madras is at No. 7 Philomath in 4A softball at 4:30 p.m.

Complete state baseball, softball and lacrosse pairings in Prep Scoreboard on B2.

— Bulletin staff report

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