The Effingham County Rebels (17-6), champions of Region 2, will host Buford (24-2-1) — a No. 2 seed from Region 8, but ranked third in the state by Score Atlanta — in a best-of-three Class AAAAAA softball playoff series starting with a doubleheader Tuesday. Game times are 4 and 6 p.m. at ECHS.
South Effingham (23-4), the No. 3 seed from Region 2, will visit Region 6 champion Pope (28-2) in Marietta on Tuesday.