HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - As the third round of the MHSAA baseball playoffs concluded on Saturday night for several teams, five Pine Belt area programs advanced to south state title games.
Taylorsville (5) Madison St. Joe (14)
- Taylorsville is eliminated from the playoffs.
West Marion (11) Franklin County (0)
- West Marion advances to play Seminary in the South State title.
Northeast Jones (3) Northeast Lauderdale (13)
- Northeast Jones is eliminated from the playoffs.
Hattiesburg (10) West Harrison (8)
Pearl River Central (6) Long Beach (5)
- Hattiesburg and Pearl River Central both advance to play each other in the South State title.
Oak Grove (7) Biloxi (2)
- Oak Grove advances to play Gulfport in the South State title.
Class 2A - Softball
Taylorsville (7) Lake (5)
- Taylorsville advances to the State Championship.