Aaron Oropeza hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the eighth inning on Saturday to give Montwood a 3-2 victory over Midland, propelling the Rams into the Area playoffs.
Montwood was the only team out of District 1-6A to advance to round two, after Socorro and Americas both lost on Saturday afternoon in their respective Bi-District playoff games.
In Class 4A, Clint is still alive in round two of the postseason after topping Monahans 5-4.
Full Bi-District playoff scores from Saturday:
Montwood def. Midland 3-2 (Montwood wins series 2-0)
Frenship def. Americas 4-3, 5-4 (Frenship wins series 2-1)
Odessa def. Socorro 2-0 (Odessa wins series 2-0)
Clint def. Monahans 5-4 (Clint wins series 2-0)
San Elizario def. Seminole 8-4, Seminole def. San Elizario 3-2 (Seminole wins series 2-1)
Andrews def. Mountain View 12-1 (Andrews wins series 2-0)