Three teams from Lawrence County will be competing in baseball and softball state tournaments this week.

The Hillcrest Lady Screamin’ Eagles advanced to the 1A State Softball Tournament, which is being hosted by Izard County. First round games will be played at Brockwell and Viola. Hillcrest will play Taylor in the first round on Thursday at 10 a.m. at Viola.

The Hoxie Lady Mustangs are playing in the 3A State Softball Tournament at Ashdown. Hoxie will face McGehee in the first round on Thursday at 5:30 p.m.

The Walnut Ridge Bobcats will play in the 3A State Baseball Tournament, hosted by Ashdown. The Bobcats’ first round game is against Harmony Grove (Camden) on Thursday at 12:30 p.m. The game will be played at Fouke High School.

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