Archive for Thursday, May 10, 2001

Regional play starts Monday

May 10, 2001

The spring season is now reaching its peak as the beginning of postseason is here.

Pairings for baseball, softball and girls' soccer will be decided, while golf will hit the links for the right to go to State.

Bonner Springs baseball will open the Class 5A Regional Tournament on the road Monday at Tecumseh-Shawnee Heights.

Basehor-Linwood will either host a first-round game or rest up for the semifinal round, depending on its four games Thursday and Friday.

The Bobcats will finish out the regular season with home contests against Santa Fe Trail and De Soto. Should BLHS advance past the opening round, they will play on Wednesday, May 16 at Eisenhower Field in Kansas City, Kan.

Other schools in the field include Lansing, Mill Valley, Bishop Ward and Sumner Academy.

The Bonner Springs Bravettes will be staying home for regional play as they host the Class 5A Tournament on Monday. Teams include Huron League rival Turner and non-league foes Gardner-Edgerton and Bishop Miege.

The Bravettes earned a two-game sweep over Turner earlier this season.

With one victory, the Basehor-Linwood softball team will clinch the top seed in the Class 4A Regional Tournament.

The eight-team field features Kaw Valley foes De Soto, Mill Valley and Piper, as well as Bishop Ward, Baldwin, Eudora, Sumner Academy.

Should the Lady Bobcats clinch the No. 1 seed, they will host De Soto on Monday.

Soccer pairings for Basehor-Linwood will be released Saturday, but a date for the regional contest is not yet known. The game will be played either Monday or Tuesday.

In golf, Bonner Springs will compete in Class 5A play at Sunflower Hills Golf Course, teeing off at 8:30 a.m. Bishop Miege is hosting the event.

Basehor-Linwood will travel to Holton for the Class 4A Regional, which will also begin at 8:30 a.m at the Holton Country Club.

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