Lincoln Prep at Beekman, Tuesday, 5:30 p.m.
Beekman will open the Class 1A state softball playoffs at home against Lincoln Prep. Starting time for the first home playoff event in Beekman school history is scheduled for Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.
Coach Caroline Oliphant's Lady Tigers are the No. 10 seed, while the Lady Panthers are No. 23.
Beekman (7-13, 2-3 District 2-1A) closed out the regular season with back-to-back home field wins over D'Arbonne Woods Charter (9-5) Monday and St. Frederick (11-6) Tuesday.
Megan Huntsman jolted a pair of triples and Ashton Reynolds went 2-for-3 with three RBI in the Senior Night victory over St. Fred.
Beekman is making its second straight postseason appearance. In their first season as a playoff eligible program, the No. 18-seeded Lady Tigers lost to No. 15 Grand Lake 6-0 in the opening round last year.
Lincoln Prep (formerly Grambling Lab) brings a 4-10 record into the playoffs, including a 1-5 mark in District 1-1A. Wrapping up the regular season on Thursday, April 6, the Lady Panthers dropped both ends of a double header to Carroll, 12-11 and 17-5.
Tuesday's Lincoln Prep-Beekman winner will face the No. 26 Plain Dealing-No. 7 Delta Charter winner in the second round.
The complete Class 1A first round pairings:
No. 1 La Salle (bye)
No. 17 Haynesville at No. 16 Block
No. 24 East Iberville at No. 9 Oberlin
No. 25 Lake Charles Prep at No. 8 D'Arbonne Woods Charter
No. 5 Delhi Charter (bye)
No. 21 Arcadia at No. 12 Gueydan
No. 20 White Castle at No. 13 Centerville
No. 4 South Cameron (bye)
No. 3 East Beauregard (bye)
No. 19 Delhi at No. 14 Merryville
No. 22 Grand Lake at No. 11 Logansport
No. 27 Homer at No. 6 Montgomery
No. 26 Plain Dealing at No. 7 Delta Charter
No. 23 Lincoln Prep at No. 10 Beekman
No. 18 Northwood-Lena at No. 15 Ringgold
No. 2 Oak Grove (bye)