Class 3A State Semifinal

Mineola Lady Jackets (30-8)

vs.

La Grange Lady Leopards (38-3)

Noon Thursday (May 30), Red & Charline McCombs Field, Austin

 

How they got here

Mineola

  • Bi-District: def. Spring Hill 2-0 in series (W 8-1, W 19-2)
  • Area: def. Crandall 2-0 in series (W 18-1, W 10-3)
  • Region II quarterfinals: def. Henderson 2-1 in series (L 5-3, W 7-4, W 3-2)
  • Region II semifinals: def. Frisco Lone Star 2-0 in series (W 11-1, W 7-0)
  • Region II finals: def. Van 2-0 in series (W 11-6, W 14-6)

 

La Grange

  • Bi-District: bye (26-3A champion)
  • Area: def. Bandera 5-4 in one-game playoff
  • Region IV quarterfinals: def. El Campo 14-1 in one-game playoff
  • Region IV semifinals: def. Kingsville King 2-0 in series (W 7-1, W 17-0)
  • Region IV finals: def. Sealy 2-0 in series (W 8-1, W 11-1)

 

Top hitters

Mineola

  • 2B -- Marisa Ledkins (.488)
  • CF -- Ali Galaz (.467)
  • C -- Morgan Catron (.464)

 

La Grange

  • 3B/LF -- Breanna Homer, Sr. (.541)
  • SS/CF -- Alyssa Angel, Jr. (.523)
  • RF/2B -- Briana Angel, Fr. (.509)

 

Top pitchers

Mineola

  • Rikkilyn Hass (29-8)

 

La Grange

  • Abby Morgan, Jr. (18-0)
  • Ariel Svec, Jr. (19-3)

 

Did you know?
  • Mineola, which reached the state semifinals in 2A a season ago, is averaging more than 10 runs per game in the playoffs.
  • LaGrange, making its third appearance at the state tournament, is outscoring playoff opponents by an average of nine runs a game.

 

Up next
  • Winner faces Lufkin Hudson or Burkburnett in the 3A state final, 10 a.m. Saturday (June 1).