Spring Postseason Play at Hand
District tournaments for area high school baseball and softball squads get underway this week across the region. The 1A and 2A schools are all playing their games later in the week, while the 3A teams will be in action starting today, Monday, April 24.
The 3A-3 district softball tournament at Corning begins at 3:30 this afternoon with Walnut Ridge taking on Osceola, followed around 5:15 by the Piggott Lady Mohawks and the Rivercrest Lady Colts. On Tuesday, Riverside and Hoxie and Corning and Manila meet in their first round games. The semi-finals will be played Thursday with the championship game, and third-fourth place seeding game set for Friday.
The baseball Mohawks will also take on Rivercrest in their first round game, as they'll meet the Colts in the 1:30 p.m. game this Wednesday, April 26, at Riverside. With a win they'll take on the winner of the Riverside-Hoxie game at 1:30 on Thursday in the semi-finals, and earn a spot in the upcoming regional tournament. The district championship game is set for 4 p.m. Friday.