Several local softball teams reach playoffs

Published 2:41 pm Monday, April 17, 2017

The softball playoffs are here and three schools from Washington Parish are in the postseason.
Franklinton, Pine and Mt. Hermon begin their playoff runs with first-round games, and the teams will play Monday or Tuesday.
In Class 4A, Franklinton (10-13) is the 25th-seeded team. The Lady Demons are on the road traveling to face eighth-seeded Beau Chene (20-7) with the game set for Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. The winner faces either ninth-seeded Lakeshore (17-10) or No. 24 Minden (13-15).
Pine (8-15) is in the Class 2A playoffs at No. 29. The Lady Raiders are on the road to play fourth-seeded Mangham (21-11) on Monday, April 17 at 5 p.m. The victor will go against the winner of No. 13 Delcambre (12-14) or 20th-seeded North Caddo (7-11).
In Class B, Mt. Hermon (10-6), the 20th seed, is taking to the road and playing No. 13 Negreet (12-13) on Monday, April 17 at 3 p.m. The winner plays fourth-seeded Anacoco (16-5). Anacoco has a bye in the first round.
Mt. Hermon and Negreet met in the opening round last year and Negreet won, 12-1.