Congratulations to 2023 Softball State Champions

The 2023 GHSA Fast Pitch Softball State Championships, presented by Mizuno, were held October 25-28 at South Commons Softball Complex in Columbus. It was an amazing four days of warm weather, exciting games and supportive crowds. Congratulations to the 2023 state champions: Buford, Newnan, Northside-Columbus, Heritage-Catoosa,  Wesleyan, Appling County, Lanier County and Prince Avenue.

It was a back-to-back championships for Buford, Northside-Columbus and Wesleyan, with a first-time title for Lanier County. View complete list of past champions.

A special thanks to all who helped make this state tournament run so smoothly.  Appreciation goes to the Columbus Sports Council, Columbus Parks & Recreations, GHSA staff, volunteers, umpires, fans and corporate partners, who made these four days a success. All the best to Ernie Yarbrough, who is retiring after serving as longtime GHSA Assistant Executive Director and softball administrator.  

Watch tournament games on produced by Athletes Go Live on demand for free three days after the event.  Digital downloads available to order at NFHS Network. Event t-shirts can be purchased at

Super Regional Brackets
Elite Eight Brackets 

A Division 1 - Prince Avenue

A Division 2 - Lanier County

2A - Appling County

3A - Wesleyan

4A - Heritage-Catoosa

5A - Northside-Columbus

6A - Newnan

7A - Buford

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