Ascension Parish baseball teams gear up for postseason
Dutchtown, East Ascension and St. Amant kick off the Louisiana High School Athletic Association Class 5A baseball playoffs this week.
Dutchtown (26-5) was seeded No. 7 after winning the District 6-5A title. The Griffins have won the last 20 straight games. Dutchtown will host No. 26 Covington Wednesday at 6 p.m.
East Ascension (17-16), seeded No. 21, travels to play St. Thomas More of Lafayette Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.
Denham Springs (19-13) of District 5-5A hosts No. 23 St. Amant (16-17) Wednesday at 6 p.m.
The No. 1 seed went to Catholic (28-3) in Class 5A.
In the Class 1A playoffs, Ascension Catholic (18-8) will host St. Frederick Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Regira Field in Donaldsonville.