By the time this issue of the Kilgore News Herald hits the streets (or the laptops), Sabine has either wrapped up its first-round series in the UIL baseball playoffs, or it’s going to game three.

The Cardinals, coached by Michael Mayfield, are facing Harmony in a best-of-three-game series in the UIL’s Class 3A playoffs, all games to be played at Cumberland Academy in Tyler. And Sabine got off to a great start in that series Thursday night, with an 11-7 win.

Game two was to be played Friday night after the print deadline for this edition, and game three, if it’s needed, will be today at 3:30 p.m., also at CA.

See the sports section on kilgorenewsherald.com to find out if there is a game three, and after the series is over, a wrap-up.

In that first game, the Cardinals built a lead early, scoring seven runs in the bottom of the second inning, going up 10-4. Harmony outscored Sabine the rest of the way, 3-1, but couldn’t catch the Cardinals.

Sabine got three hits and 2 RBI from Payton McBride. Matt Huey and Alex Galyean also each had 2 RBI. Jace Burns and Caden Richardson each had two hits, and Holton Pepper and Richardson each had an RBI.

Huey got the win on the mound – he pitched 3 1/3 innings and McBride pitched 3 2/3.

A win for Sabine would be just the second time ever that the Cardinals’ baseball program has advanced past the first round.

The Sabine-Harmony winner advances to face either Atlanta or White Oak in the second, or area, round next week.

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