Clifton baseball advances to State, Salado falls just short

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In the 3A Region III final, the Clifton Cubs were able to beat Kirbyville on Saturday in game three of their series by a final of 2-0 to punch their ticket to the state tournament.

This is Clifton Baseball's first ever state tournament berth. They will play their semifinal match-up on Friday at the Dell Diamond, the opponent and start time are still to be determined.

In the 4A Region III final, it was a rough evening for the Salado Eagles. After taking a 1-0 series lead on Jasper Thursday night, the Eagles dropped back to back contests to the Bulldogs on Satruday, falling 9-8 and 5-2. Salado ends the year with a record of 29-6-2.