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.