MAIS Class 2A Playoffs
Prairie View has a first-round bye in the MAIS Class 2A state baseball playoffs and will begin its playoff quest the week of May 1.
Winners of 12 straight, the District 6-2A champion Spartans (23-2) received byes along with Canton, Marshall and Wayne.
Prairie View, which has not played since sweeping Union Christian 8-0 and 12-0 in an April 13 double header, awaits the Amite School Center-Newton series winner. Amite is the District 5 champ while Newton is the District 4 runner-up.
All MAIS playoff series are played under a best-of-three format.
Prairie View, Amite and Newton are in the upper half of the SouthState bracket. Wayne awaits the Glenbrook-Franklin winner in the lower half of the South State division.
The complete first-round pairings:
Canton (3-1), bye
Oak Hill (2-1) vs. West Memphis (1-2)
Marshall (1-1), bye
Tri-County (3-2) vs. Winona Christian (2-2)
Prairie View (6-1), bye
Amite School Center (5-1) vs. Newton (4-2)
Glenbrook (6-2) vs. Franklin (5-2)