HANSON’S BAYLEE YOUNG stands in the circle during Saturday’s Division IV regional playoff victory over Houma Christian at the Hanson Memorial Lady Tigers Softball Complex. Young smacked a pair of home runs while also earning the win in the circle to help the Lady Tigers. Hanson’s Casey Fitzgerald belted a three-run game-winning homer, lifting the Lady Tigers to a 12-9 win in eight innings. Hanson will play Cedar Creek in the quarterfinals of the LHSAA State Tournament in Sulphur on Thursday at 2:30 p.m.
CENTERVILLE’S GAGE BURGESS slides into second base during Friday’s action at the Centerville Bulldogs Baseball Field. Centerville will play host to Lincoln Prep on Wednesday at 4 p.m. in the opening round of the State Class A Baseball Playoffs.
FRANKLIN’S RUSTON BERTRAND tosses out this West St. Mary batter Friday at the FSHS Baseball Field. Franklin and West St. Mary will play in the 2017 LHSAA Baseball Playoffs which begin today. West St. Mary will travel to face Sterlington today at 4:30 p.m. in the State Class 2-A opener. Franklin will take to the road to battle South Beauregard on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. in the State Class 3-A playoffs.
Four area teams will be included in the first-round pairings for the Louisiana High School Athletic Association Baseball Playoffs with the LHSAA releasing the baseball playoff brackets Sunday for a