2016 Baseball Playoffs

Sweet Revenge
McKINNEY -- There's no better way for Joe Pearlman to finish his Pleasant Grove career. It largely started at the state tournament in 2013 and it will end there next week.
The Hawks took out two years of frustration on Argyle in their 8-1 win Saturday in the Class 4A Region I…
Fairy Tale Run Continues
TYLER -- When Whitehouse hits the field at Dell Diamond in Round Rock next week, fans of San Antonio Alamo Heights and two other teams to be determined later this weekend will see just another club with credentials to win the Class 5A state championship.
The secret is, the Wildcats' journey to Round …
From Fourth Place to Final Four
TYLER — The Whitehouse Wildcats have gone from the fourth team in to one of four teams remaining in the span of a month.
Whitehouse, the fourth-place finisher from District 16-5A, took out its second league competitor of the playoffs Friday afternoon to clinch its second-ever appearance at the …
Panthers Take Opener
TYLER -- For the third time this season, District 16-5A foes Lufkin and Whitehouse squared off against one another. And with similar results.
Only much bigger stakes this time.
Lufkin used a five-run third inning, and held off the Wildcats, grabbing a 5-3 win in Game 1 of their Class 5A Region II…
Backs Against The Wall
TYLER -- Reaching the regional championship round is not something to shrug off.
Come playoff time next year, however, most local coaches will want to talk about a Whitehouse team that reached the state tournament after finishing fourth in its district. Rather than a team that reached&…
Regional Finals
CLASS 5A
Region II
Whitehouse vs. Lufkin
(Best-of-three series)
At Mike Carter Field, Tyler

Game 1: Lufkin 5, Whitehouse 3
Game 2: Whitehouse 1, Lufkin 0
Game 3: Whitehouse 5, Lufkin 4

CLASS 4A
Region II
Pleasant Grove vs...
A Win For East Texas
TYLER -- Lufkin exploded on Mesquite Poteet early in Game 2 Saturday at Mike Carter Field and cruised for a 7-2, series-clinching victory in the Class 5A Region II semifinal round.
Momentum-shifting sequences weren't limited to the batters' boxes though. The Panthers' defense snuffed out several Pote…
Pleasant Grove Advances
TYLER -- Tyler Jeans got thrown into an interesting spot Saturday in Game 2 of Pleasant Grove's series sweep against Celina.
The Hawks' junior pinch hitter helped his club overcome a minor early game deficit with one swing of the bat and spearheaded a seven-run fourth inning in Pleasant Gro…
Friday's Scores
BASEBALL REGIONAL SEMIFINALS
CLASS 5A
Region II

Whitehouse 3, Wylie 2 (Whitehouse wins series, 2-0)
Whitehouse Is A Buzzsaw
TYLER -- Whitehouse survived Wylie's seventh inning comeback attempt and held on for a 3-2 Game 2 win as well as a Class 5A Region II semifinal series sweep Friday at Mike Carter Field.
The Wildcats' defense held 10 of 12 Wylie base runners off the board through the contest and did not…

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