Dutchtown hosts Denham Springs in regional baseball playoffs

Staff reports
Dutchtown senior Austin Cheatwood slides safely into third base against Covington in the opening round of the Class 5A baseball playoffs last week.

Dutchtown hosts Denham Springs tonight in the regional round of the Class 5A baseball playoffs.

The game gets underway at 6 p.m. in Geismar.

The winner earns a spot in the state tournament at Tulane’s Turchin Stadium in New Orleans.

Both victorious in the opening round, No. 10 Denham Springs (20-13) drew seventh-seeded Dutchtown (27-5), winners of the last 21 straight games.

For more on the game, see the Friday issue of the Gonzales Weekly Citizen.