Mustangs, Cardinals know regional semifinals destinations

Published 9:40 am Monday, May 22, 2017

The West Orange-Stark Mustangs and the Bridge City Cardinals know their playoff destinations for the Class 4A Region III semifinals.

The 22-4A champion Mustangs (27-3-1) will face the Robinson Rockets (28-2) in a one-game affair Thursday at 7 p.m. at Magnolia High School.

The Cardinals (20-12) will tangle with the China Spring Cougars (23-9) in a best-of-three series Thursday and Saturday at Montgomery High School. Game One is Thursday at 7 p.m. Game Two is Saturday at 4 p.m. with Game Three to follow if necessary.

The winner of the two series will meet for the Region III title next week with that winner advancing to the Class 4A State Tournament.