The Bridge City Lady Cardinals suffered their first defeat after a flawless Dist. 21-3A season in Game One of the Region III Class-3A area round softball playoffs. The home team Bellville Brahmanettes took the first outing 3-2 thanks in part to a solo home run in the bottom of the fifth inning.

The best-of-three series resumes at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at Summer Creek High School in Humble with Bridge City the home team.

Game Three, if necessary, will be played immediately following Game Two. The home team will be Bellville.

Lady Cardinal ace Emilee Reed got the loss on the hill.

The Lady Cardinals had a 2-1 lead after three innings but the Lady Brahmanettes tied it up in the fourth.

Both teams remaining scoreless til the end following Bellville’s fifth inning homer.

Action starts again Saturday.

Good Luck Lady Cardinals!