Bullard's Lady Panthers ended the regular season by shutting out Gilmer, 7-0,
Thursday night at Lady Panther Park. Kristi “Coco” Springer gave up only one hit and struck out 11 to get the complete-game triumph for the Lady Panthers (19-4, 11-1 16-3A).
Nikki Johnson led Bullard at the plate by going 2 for 3, with a double an RBI and a run scored.
Bullard, the District 16-3A champion will open the playoffs aganst Athens in a best-of-three bi-district series. Game 1 is scheduled for 6 p.m. Friday at Grand Saline High School. Game 2 will be played at the same venue at noon Saturday. If a third game is required, it will take place immediately following Game 2.