The Bridge City Cardinals have defeated The Giddings Buffaloes 8-3 in

Game One of the Region III quarterfinal round of the state baseball

playoffs held at Woodland’s College Park. Game Two will be held Friday at 7:30 p.m.

Senior left hander Forest Zoch pitched 6 1/3 innings with 11

strikeouts, three hits and three walks.

Brandon Simoneaux had a triple, Mitchel Hubbard and Dylan Mulhollan both doubles. Cameron Dishon, Matt Menard, Preston Pitmon and zoch all singles for Big Red.