CLASS 2A State Playoffs

Sterlington was awarded the No. 4 seed in the Class 2A state baseball playoffs and will host Slidell Pope John Paul II. First pitch for the first round playoff game is set for 6 p.m. Friday at Panther Park.

Sterlington (22-7, 7-2) was the District 2-2A runner-up behind No. 1 seed Oak Grove. The Jaguars (9-16, 4-2) finished second to Archbishop Hannan in District 8-2A.

Friday's winner will be paired against the No. 20 Dunham-No. 13 Oakdale winner in the regional round.

Other first round pairings include No. 32 North Caddo at No. 1 Oak Grove, No. 17 Isidore Newman at No. 16 Mamou, No. 24 Vinton at No. 9 Opelousas Catholic, No. 25 Fisher at No. 8 Redemptorist, No. 28 Springfield at No. 5 Rosepine, No. 30 Delcambre at No. 3 Riverside, No. 19 St. Thomas Aquinas at No. 4 Lakeside, No. 22 Runnels at No. 11 Doyle, No. 27 Winnfield at No. 6 Haynes Academy, No. 26 Loreauville at No. 7 Northlake Christian, No. 23 DeQuincy at No. 10 Menard, No. 18 Episcopal at No. 15 Calvary Baptist and No. 31 Oak Hill at No. 2 Kinder.