Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

May 13, 2013

3A Area baseball: China Spring knocks Rusk out of playoffs

Progress staff reports
Jacksonville Daily Progress

RUSK — China Spring swept a pair of games Saturday night over Rusk to win the Class 3A, Region III Area best-of-3 series, 2-1.

The Eagles won the opener, 5-4, on Friday to gain the early advantage in the series, but the Cougars battled back to post 15-8 and 9-6 decisions over the Eagles to capture the series.

Saturday's games took place at Eagle Park in Rusk.

Rusk ends the year with a 17-17 record.

China Spring (26-9),the third-place team out of District 17-3A, now advances to face Carthage in the regional quarterfinal round later this week.