The NHIAA announced playoff pairings for softball, baseball and lacrosse Tuesday.

Four area softball teams are set to begin play in the first round today, while the baseball postseason begins Thursday with five local teams entering the fray. The Monadnock boys’ team was the only area lacrosse team to earn a playoff berth, but is not slated to play until the Division III quarterfinals Saturday.

The local pairings are as follows:


First round, today

Division III

(14) Fall Mountain at (3) White Mountains, 3:30 p.m.

(11) Conant at (6) Belmont, 4 p.m.

(9) Newport at (8) Monadnock, 4 p.m.

Division IV

(11) Hinsdale at (6) Farmington, 4 p.m.


First round, Thursday

Division I

(10) Portsmouth at (7) Keene, 5 p.m.

Division II

(12) Hanover at (5) ConVal, 4 p.m.

Division III

(14) Prospect Mountain at (3) Monadnock, 4 p.m.

(10) Conant at (7) Bishop Brady, 4 p.m.

Division IV

(10) Hinsdale at (7) Lin-Wood, 4 p.m.

Boys’ Lacrosse

Quarterfinals, Saturday

Division III

(6) Trinity at (3) Monadnock, 5 p.m.