Defending state softball champion Scott County heads the field for the 11th Region tournament that starts Monday at Paul Laurence Dunbar.
Jeff Portwood's Cardinals, No. 3 in the state, play Western Hills in the first round.
No. 6 Woodford County, whose 31 wins are most in the region, takes on Henry Clay in its opener. Woodford County is 16-0 against region opponents this year, including a 6-5 win over Scott County.