The Blue Ridge baseball team has won back-to-back region titles, topping rival Greer 13-4 last week to finish with a conference record of 7-1.
The Tigers will enter the postseason as a No. 1 seed, facing Lancaster in round one.
It’s a new season for the Byrnes softball team, which could not lock up a top-seed in the Class AAAAA playoffs.
The Lady Rebels finished behind Boiling Springs in the region and will face Nation Ford (the No. 3 seed) in round one.
Having earned the top seed in District IV of the Class AAAAA baseball tournament, Riverside will open postseason play at home against Westside today.
The Warriors claimed a region championship with a record of 9-1. Riverside’s only conference loss came to Laurens in early March.
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The Greer baseball team picked up three wins during a Spring Break tournament in Easley last week, topping Emerald (4-1), West Oak (6-2) and Southside Christian (4-3).
The Jackets’ only loss of the tournament came to Laurens (9-6).
A region championship is on the line as the Blue Ridge baseball team heads into the final week of the regular season.
The Tigers will face Greer twice this week, determining playoff positioning and bragging rights.
The Lady Rebels recently exacted some revenge against Boiling Springs, moving to 5-2 in region play and 15-5 overall.
The Byrnes softball team’s only two conference losses came to the Bulldogs earlier this year, but a 2-1 during Spring Break puts the Rebels solidly in second place.
The Riverside baseball team has won 12-straight games and sits atop the region standings heading into the final week of the season.
The Warriors, 9-1 in conference play and 15-2 overall, topped Woodmont twice last week, winning by scores of 7-6 and 12-3.