All series, Prairiland and Van Alstyne dueled back and forth.
In baseball, home-field advantage is more than being at home.
Prairiland senior baseball player Ashdon Langston has been selected in an online public poll as the Paris Regional Medical Center Red River Valley Athlete of the Week.
Not many were jumping on the bandwagon of the North Lamar Panthers and the Prairiland Patriots when postseason action began last week. The Panthers were rebuilding after losing the bulk of their starters from a regional final team and the Patriots drew No. 5 Hughes Springs in the bi-district round of the playoffs.
Heath Swaim is in high demand.
Three Lamar County high school baseball and softball teams are still alive in the playoffs, and all of them have released details for their upcoming playoff series.
These are the four candidates for the Paris Regional Medical Center Red River Valley Athlete of the Week award, which is based on performance from the past week. Voting is closed. The winner will be announced on Thursday.
An unlucky draw placed the Prairiland Patriots in a Class 3A Region II bi-district series against the undefeated champions of District 16-3A Hughes Springs.
Ashdon Langston’s walkoff single with one out in the bottom of the seventh inning lifted the Patriots to a 7-6 upset over No. 5 Hughes Springs in Game 2 of their Class 3A Region II Bi-district championship on Saturday in Pittsburg.