TEMPLE, Texas — And then, there were five.
Five teams from Central Texas remain in the 2023 Texas high school softball and baseball playoffs, with just one softball team left to compete for the state championship.
Crawford has played in the past three state tournaments, winning two of the past three 2A softball crowns. It's now the area's only softball team that can wrap up a spot at McCombs Field in Austin.
In baseball, Abbott can become the first area baseball team to clinch a spot in Round Rock if it wins its series against Dodd City in the 1A Region II Final.
6 Sports has gathered the schedule for the fifth week of the playoffs and will update with scores as able.
2A Region II Final
Crawford vs. Trenton - Single game
- Saturday: Crawford 7, Trenton 0
4A Region III Semifinal
China Spring vs. Carthage - Best-of-3 series
- Thursday: Carthage 4, China Spring 2
- Thursday: China Spring 7, Carthage 6
- Saturday: China Spring 6, Carthage 3
3A Region III Semifinal
West vs. Diboll - Best-of-3 series
- Wednesday: West 8, Diboll 5
- Thursday: West 3, Diboll 2
2A Region II Semifinal
Bosqueville vs. Collinsville
- Thursday: Collinsville 5, Bosqueville 3
- Thursday: Collinsville 7, Bosqueville 3
1A Region II Final
Abbott vs. Dodd City
- Wednesday: Abbott 11, Dodd City 4
- Saturday: Dodd City 15, Abbott 0
- Saturday: Abbott 19, Dodd City 8
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