Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Practices resume for high schools, state tourneys set

Practice can now resume for high school athletics across the state after practices were banned for the week due to the swine flu.

Also, state tournaments have been set once again. The A-AA track and field championships will be May 13-14, while the 3A-5A state championships will be May 15-16.

In baseball action, Class A-AA will have their tournament next week in Albuquerque with seeding taking place on Friday.
In 3A, 4A and 5A, first round series will take place Friday-Sunday at home sites in best 2 of 3 and the winners move on to Albuquerque May 14.

Softball will resume its regular season and wrap up May 9 with seeding on May 10. The state tournament is set for May 14-16 in Las Cruces.

Golf will have its state tournaments next week, including the 5A tourney in Cruces May 12-13. Districts now have the option of having a district tournament.

Tennis will have its individual and state team tournaments May 14-16 in Albuquerque.