FORNEY — Megan Harris went 3 for 3 with a three-run double to lead Whitehouse to a 10-2 victory over Waxahachie to complete a two-game sweep in their Class 4A bi-district playoff series on Saturday.

Kelsey Fairbanks added a strong day on the rubber and at the plate for the LadyCats, who beat the Lady Indians 4-2 in 10 innings on Friday.

Fairbanks allowed two runs on six hits and two walks while striking out two in seven innings for Whitehouse. She also racked up three RBIs on four hits.

The LadyCats pounded out 13 hits, four of which went for extra bases. Ronnie Fountain had an RBI single in a five-run fourth that included Harris' bases-clearing double.

Whitehouse added four runs in the sixth, with Brooke Brady hitting a double to score Fountain.

There were five lead changes before the LadyCats broke ahead in the fourth.

 

Lee baseball opens 5A bi-district series Thursday vs. Garland Sachse

Robert E. Lee capped District 12-5A play Friday by defeating league champion Rockwall-Heath 7-1 at Mike Carter Field.

The Red Raiders (16-9), the third-place team from 12-5A will open a best-of-three bi-district playoff series against Garland Sachse (19-8-1), the second palce team from District 11-5A, at 7 p.m. Thursday at Mike Carter Field.

Game 2 is scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday at Sachse High School. If a third game is needed, it will begin 30 minutes after the completion of game 2.

 

 

Longview wins its way into playoffs

The Longview Lobos beat North Mesquite 3-0 on Saturday to clinch the fourth-place spot from District 12-5A.

Longview will now Garland Naaman Forest next week in an bi-district playoff series, begining 7 p.m. Thursday at Lobo Field in Longview.

 

 

Lee grad Aubrey, Chapel Hill's Tucker sign as undrafted free agents

Josh Aubrey signed a free agent deal with the Cleveland Browns Saturday following the NFL draft. The former Robert E. Lee and Stephen F. Austin cornerback went undrafted, allowing him to sign with whichever team he wanted.

Aubrey was a three-time All-Southland Conference selection at defensive back and was chosen third-team All-American following his senior season with the Lumberjacks. Aubrey finished with 251 career tackles and seven interceptions.

Matthew Tucker also is going to an NFL minicamp after signing a free agent contract with the Philadelphia Eagles. The former TCU and Chapel Hill standout rushed for 2,602 yards and 33 touchdowns during his collegiate career.

 

 

Baseball Playoff Pairings

Class 5A

Bi-District

Robert E. Lee (16-9) vs. Garland Sachse (19-8-1)

(Best-of-three series)

Game 1: 7 p.m. Thursday, Mike Carter Field

Game 2: 1 p.m. Saturday, Garland Sachse HS

Game 3: 30 minutes following conclusion of Game 2, if necessary

 

Class 4A

Bi-District

Whitehouse vs. Red Oak

(Best-of-three series)

Game 1: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Red Oak

Game 2: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Whitehouse

Game 3: 1 p.m. Saturday, Red Oak, if necessary

 

Class 2A

Bi-District

Winona vs. New Diana

(Best-of-three series)

Game 1: 6 p.m. Thursday, Winona

Game 2: noon, Saturday, Diana

Game 3: 30 minutes following conclusion of Game 2, if necessary

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