1st Rd of State Tourney Thursday for Girls' Soccer, Baseball
Arkadelphia Athletics

The Lady Badger soccer team will be in far north Arkansas and the Badger baseball team will be in far southwest Arkansas Thursday as both begin state tournament play. 

The Lady Badgers open state tournament play at 5:00 p.m. against Warren while the Badger baseball team will open the state tourney against Jonesboro Westside at 5:30 in Ashdown. Tournament information for both is below.

GIRLS' SOCCER
4W) Arkadelphia vs. 1E) Warren
5:00 p.m. Thursday
Ants Soccer Complex
202 Old Stonewall Road, Harrison, AR, 72601

4A Girls' Soccer State Tournament bracket (scroll down for 4A)
Harrison eating and lodging information from AAA website

The Lady Badgers face one of the top teams in the state in the Warren Lady Lumberjacks in the first round. Warren has lost one match all season and has surrendered just 8 goals in 2016. The only common opponents between the two teams are Monticello, Malvern and Lisa Academy. Warren was 3-0 against those teams and Arkadelphia was 2-1 with a loss to Malvern being the only difference.


BASEBALL
2S) Arkadelphia vs. 4E) Jonesboro Westside
5:30 p.m. Thursday
Ashdown City Park
1211 Gordon Drive, Ashdown, AR, 71822

4A Baseball State Tournament Bracket 

The Badger baseball team will face the Jonesboro Westside Warriors in the first round of the state tournament Thursday at Ashdown City Park. The Badgers are looking for their fourth consecutive trip to Baum Stadium, but will have to win three game this weekend to reach the state title game. There are no common opponents between the two teams. Jonesboro Westside reached the state tournament with a 5-4 extra inning win over Stuttgart in the first round of the regional tournament last week. Westside followed that with an 8-2 loss to CAC and an 11-9 loss to Lonoke in the consolation game.

Listen to the broadcast of the game on Fox Sports Arkansas 106.9 FM in Arkadelphia and Southwest Arkansas.