Friday night playoffs


In a best of three bidistrict baseball series with New Boston in Marshall, Mineola wins game one 11-9. Game two will follow.

Mineola cut into a 6-0 first inning deficit with five runs in the third, and then took the lead 10-9 with five more in the fifth. They added one in the seventh as Cason Davis pitched a complete game.

New Boston takes the second game 15-4 to force game three Saturday at 1 p.m. at Paris Chisum.

In the first game of Alba-Golden's baseball playoff series with Linden-Kildare, Landon Green throws a four-hit shut out and Jayden Green drives in the game's only run as the AG Panthers take game one 1-0 with game two to follow, in Gladewater.

The winning run came in Alba-Golden's final at  bat in the bottom of the sixth inning.

The Panthers fall in the second game 7-4. The deciding third game is Saturday at 3 p.m. in Gladewater. 

The AGHS Lady Panthers take a 5-4 softball victory over Martins Mill in the area game at Grand Saline in eight innings and move on to the third round. They will take on Linden Kildare, a 23-17 winner over Union Grove.