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Rain hampers baseball, softball playoffs

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From staff reports
The rainy and wet field conditions has made it difficult to play baseball and softball as teams enter the postseason.
Sulphur Springs
The Sulphur Springs Wildcats will take on Henderson in the Class 4A bi-district baseball playoffs.

The Wildcats host Henderson at 7 p.m. Thursday; Sulphur Springs plays at Henderson, Friday at 7 p.m.; a third game, if needed will be in Sulphur Springs at 2 p.m. Saturday.

The Saltillo girls are one of the few teams to get in a recent game. They defeated Celeste 13-3 recently behind 16 hits in playoff action. Kimber Thompson was 4-for-4 with a two homers, a double and three RBIs; Kirsten McLane was 3-for-4 with a homer and two RBIs; Brooke Lane was 3-for-4, one RBi, two runs scored; Cassie Prather, Candace Prather and Rayvn Simmons each had hits and one RBI.
McLane was the winning pitcher with three strikeouts in three innings. The Lady Lions will play at Princeton Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. against Lindsay in the area playoffs.
North Hopkins
The North Hopkins Panthers, 14-5-1 on the year under coach Tim Henderson, will be play in postseason action. They take on James Bowie at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Mount Pleasant High School Field in bi-district competition.
The North Hopkins girls will play Dodd City in a best-of-three series in Bland. A doubleheader will begin at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, a third game, if needed will be played at the same location Thursday.
The Trojans and Lady Trojans are waiting patiently to get in a game.
The Lady Trojans were supposed to play today against Wolfe City, but wet conditions forced the game to be tentatively postponed until Wednesday, a location TBA.
The Trojans will play Avery at Tatum in the bi-district playoffs Thursday at 6:30 p.m.




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