Baseball and softball playoffs this week
Baseball playoff: The Little Cypress-Mauriceville Bears (9-6) will take on Barbers Hill (16-0) in a best-of-three bidistrict round beginning on Friday. The Bears of Dist. 20-4A and Barbers Hill of Dist. 19-4A square off at 6 p.m. in Barbers Hill. Game Two will take a place at LCM on Saturday at 2 P.M. Game Three, if necessary will follow.
The Bridge City Cardinals (11-2) and Shepherd (5-5) meet in a winner-take-all bidistrict battle in Jasper on Friday at 7 p.m. The Cardinals enter the playoffs as the second seed team from Dist. 21-3A. Shepherd is the third seed team from Dist. 22-3A.
The Orangefield Bobcats (6-6) enter the bidistrict round of the playoffs as the third seed team from Dist. 21-3A against Tarkington (8-4) the second seed from Dist. 22-3A. The Bobcats will be in a best-of-three series beginning Thursday at New Caney. Game One is at 7 p.m. Game Two will be held at Vidor on Friday at 7 p.m. A final game, if necessary, will be played on Saturday, TBA.
: The Little Cypress-Mauriceville Lady Bears (29-5) advance to the Region III area round after defeating Dayton in the bidistrict round last weekend. The Lady Bears will take on either East View or Huntsville, TBA.
The Dist 21-3A Champion Bridge City Lady Cardinals (11-1) will take on Sweeny in a best-of three series beginning on Friday at 6 p.m. at Baytown Lee High School. Game Two will follow. Game Three if needed will be on Saturday at 2 p.m.
The Dist 21-3A Orangefield Lady Bobcats face Houston Furr in the Region III area round on Wednesday, May 1. The winner-take-all match up will start at 7 p.m. at Baytown Lee High School.
If both the Lady Cardinals and Lady Bobcats prevail in the area round this week they will meet each other in the upcoming quarterfinal round of the Region III playoffs.