Local high school baseball, softball teams advance in playoffs


The Santa Teresa baseball team and the Chapin softball team are moving on in the state playoffs.

The Desert Warriors defeating Kirtland Central 2-1 in Game 2 of the NMAA Class 4A Baseball State Playoffs. Meanwhile, the Huskies score an 8-0 win over Aledo to advance to the Regional Semifinals in the UIL Class 5A Softball Playoffs.

Weather played a factor in Albuquerque, New Mexico where several games were postponed due to rain. Teams there will be forced to play at least two games on Saturday.

KTSM 9 Sports made several stops in both New Mexico and Texas to highlight the action. Tune in!

Friday, High School Baseball Finals:

Texas, Class 6A

Montwood def. L.D. Bell 3-2, in 12 innings (Rams lead series 1-0)

Texas, Class 5A

Bel Air def. Abilene Wylie, 7-3 (Highlanders lead series 1-0)

Amarillo def. Horizon, 10-0 (Amarillo leads series 1-0)

Lubbock Monterey def. Ysleta, 7-6, (Monterey leads series 1-0)

Eastlake vs. Lubbock Coronado

Texas, Class 4A

Estacado def. Clint, 3-1 (Estacado leads series 1-0)

New Mexico, Class 5A

Cleveland def. Mayfield, 4-3 (Cleveland leads series 1-0)

New Mexico, Class 4A

Santa Teresa def. Kirtland Central, 2-1 (Desert Warriors win series 2-0)

Friday, High School Softball Finals:

Texas, Class 5A

Chapin def. Aledo, 8-0 (Huskies advance to Regional Semifinals)

New Mexico, Class 5A

Hobbs def. Onate, 2-1 (Knights eliminated)

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