OC baseball, softball , track and field action this week
Orange County high school baseball and softball fans will get an opportunity to see their favorite team during scrimmage action again this week before tournament play begins.
The Bridge City Cardinals will scrimmage PNG at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday at Cardinal Field. The practice session had been scheduled for Tuesday but cancelled due to rain.
The Little Cypress-Mauriceville Bears and Bridge City will go head to head on Saturday, Feb. 16, at Don Gibbens Field at 4:30 p.m. The big event Saturday, however, will be the annual LCM Baseball Alumni Game as former Battlin’ Bear greats take on the varsity squad at 1 p.m. The alumni homerun derby starts at 9 a.m.
The Orangefield Bobcats travel to Kirbyville on Friday for a scrimmage at 6 p.m. On Tuesday, Feb. 19, the Bobcats host Beaumont-Ozen.
The West Orange-Stark Mustangs head out to Jasper on Friday for scrimmage action against Jasper. On Saturday, Feb. 16, is the WOS Baseball Alumni game at noon. On Tuesday, the Mustangs host the LCM Bears for scrimmage play at 6 p.m.
Tournament action for all The Record baseball teams will begin Thursday, Feb. 21.
Softball action is in full swing. The Little Cypress-Mauriceville Lady Bears will host their annual Southeast Texas Kickoff Classic in Beaumont this week. Local teams attending the tournament will be the Bridge City Lady Cardinals, Orangefield Lady Bobcats and the West Orange-Stark Lady Mustangs.
On Tuesday, Feb. 19, the Lady Bears take on Westbrook as softball season begins. The Lady Cardinals host Vidor at 7 p.m. The Lady Bobcats travel to Lumberton for a game at 6:30 p.m. The West Orange-Stark Lady Mustangs host Beaumont-Ozen at 6:30 p.m.
Along with baseball and softball, Orange County track and field teams are also in motion. This Friday the West Orange-Stark Mustangs, Bridge City Cardinals and Little Cypress-Mauriceville Bears will all take part in the Nederland Bulldog Relays.