Three local baseball teams make playoff field
Three of four local high school baseball teams qualified for the state playoffs while the fourth just barely missed the cut.
Berwick and Patterson qualified for the postseason in Class 3A, while Central Catholic made the cut in Class 1A.
Morgan City, who finished No. 33 in the power rankings, missed the playoffs by one spot. The top 32 teams in each class are chosen for the postseason.
Berwick enters the playoffs as the No. 19 seed and will begin postseason play on the road against No. 14 seed Jennings Friday at 5:30 p.m.
Patterson, Class 3A’s 28 seed, will begin the playoffs at No. 5 seed Parkview Baptist Friday at 6 p.m.
Central Catholic, Class 1A’s fifth seed, will host No. 28 seed Houma Christian Thursday at 6 p.m.