Kenedee Gist, Pilot Point celebration

Pilot Point catcher Kenedee Gist (12) celebrates after scoring a run in Friday’s playoff game against Ponder at Argyle High School. Colin Mitchell

It was a weekend full of heartbreak for Denton-area baseball and softball programs as several teams saw their season come to a close in the playoffs. Argyle baseball and Pilot Point softball were the only UIL area teams to advance, while Liberty Christian (Division I) and Calvary (Division IV) clinched a spot in the TAPPS state baseball tournament.

The Eagles swept Aubrey in a three-game series while the Lady Bearcats handled Ponder with a sweep of their own. Liberty Christian dominated Houston St. Pius X 10-1 in a one-game playoff and Calvary rallied to knock off Harvest Christian 9-5. 

Argyle, which is now 30-0 on the season, will take on Melissa in the regional quarterfinals in another three-game series this week. Pilot Point will compete in its first one-game playoff of the year Saturday night against No. 3 Hughes Springs in the regional semifinals, Liberty Christian takes on Houston St. Thomas and Calvary will face El Paso Faith Christian. 

Here is the full schedule for the week:

Tuesday, May 15


TAPPS Division I: Liberty Christian vs. Houston St. Thomas, Crosby, 4 p.m.

Thursday, May 17


TAPPS Division IV: Calvary vs. El Paso Faith Christian, Crosby, 3:30 p.m.

CLASS 4A: Argyle vs. Melissa, Anna, 7:30 p.m.

Friday, May 18


CLASS 4A: Argyle vs. Melissa, Anna, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 19


CLASS 4A: Argyle vs. Melissa, Anna, 11 a.m. (if needed)


CLASS 3A: Pilot Point vs. Hughes Springs, Sulphur Springs, 7 p.m.

BRADY KEANE can be reached at 830-688-1877 and via Twitter @BradyKeane. 

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