Alto, Rusk advance to regional quarterfinals in baseball

by Staff reports

Baseball teams from Alto and Rusk high schools will compete in regional quarter finals late this week.

The Yellowjackets – who are 23-7 – will play against Centerville (20-4-1) in a best-of-3 regional quarterfinal series that begins at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 20, at Madisonville High School. Game 2 is slated for 2 p.m. Saturday in Rusk, with a third game – if necessary – held 30 minutes after the conclusion of Game 2.

Meanwhile, the 24-7 Rusk Eagles will compete with the China Springs Cougars (28-4-2) in a single-game playoff scheduled at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 20, in Navasota, for a chance to advance to the regional semi-final round at the end of the month.