There will be district track and district boys golf as well as the Metro girls golf tourney. Throw in some regional tennis and softball playoff games.
The spring sports postseason starts to take over the high school sports scene in the Baton Rouge area this week. It all starts Monday with a handful of bidistrict-round softball playoff games, one regional track meet and one regional tennis tournament.
The majority of softball playoff games are Tuesday. Two district boys golf tournaments and tennis tourney begin Tuesday. District track meets continue through Thursday. Here is a breakdown:
REGIONAL TENNIS: St. Michael hosts the Division II, Region III tournament on Monday-Tuesday at Forest Park, featuring area Class 4A schools. Highland Road Park is the site of the Division I, Region II tourney for area 5A schools set for Tuesday and Wednesday.
DISTRICT BOYS GOLF/METRO GIRLS GOLF: The Division I, District III tourney starts at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Greystone Golf & Country Club with Catholic as a the host.
University High hosts the Division III, District III tourney at The Island Golf Course in Plaquemine at 9 a.m. Tuesday. Meanwhile, the Metro Girls golf tourney is Monday with tee times beginning at 11 a.m. at Beaver Creek Golf Course.
DISTRICT TRACK: Action begins Monday with the District 5-1A meet at Port Allen High. Field events start at 3 p.m., followed by running events at 5 p.m.
There are four district meets scheduled for Wednesday: District 4-5A at Live Oak High with field at 3 p.m. and running at 5:30; District 6-4A at Woodlawn with field at 3:30 p.m. and running at 5:30; District 6-3A at West Feliciana also with field at 3:30 p.m. and running at 5:30; and District 8-2A at Episcopal with field at 4 p.m. and running at 6.
The District 5-5A meet at Dutchtown (field events 3:30 p.m., running 5:30 p.m. and District 6-1A at Hammond High (field 3:15 p.m., running 5:30) conclude the list of meets.
SOFTBALL: Third-seeded Doyle of Class 2A helps start the playoffs, hosting No. 30 Rayville at 4 p.m. Monday at Sartwell Park in Livingston.
Top-seeded Brusly of 3A and Parkview Baptist of Division II are among the teams set to play Tuesday. Brusly hosts 32nd-seed and PBS plays No. 16 Vandebilt Catholic. Both games start at 5 p.m.
Catholic High soccer players Eli Weathers and Patrick Riley signed with different colleges during a ceremony held Friday at the school.
Weathers signed with LSU-Eunice, a first-year program that will be coached former Catholic coach Josh McReynolds. Riley signed with Centenary. Riley and Weathers become the first soccer signees for the Bears since 2011.
Dutchtown’s Bryce Moore signed with the University of Louisiana-Monroe for track. Moore is a middle distance specialist for the Griffins.
Central High baseball player Hunter Arnold is scheduled to sign with Southeastern Louisiana University during a ceremony set for 1 p.m. Wednesday in the school’s library.