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Ellison's Julian Vascot (3) is congratulated by Julien Jimenez after scoring the tying run in the third inning Tuesday at Harker Heights.

Ellison went 10 years without a playoff appearance, but it might take just two games to reach the second round.

The Eagles (19-15) host No. 6 Rockwall-Heath tonight at 7:30 p.m., looking to sweep the Hawks after winning Game 1 7-2 at Rockwall-Heath on Thursday.

Should Rockwall-Heath (27-8) even the series, a deciding Game 3 would be Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at the Waco ISD Athletic Complex.

Copperas Cove will also be hosting a playoff contest tonight, facing Rockwall at 8 p.m.

The Bulldawgs (17-12-1) suffered an 8-7 loss at Rockwall (24-8-2) on Thursday evening in the series opener.

If Copperas Cove can avoid elimination, Game 3 would be played Saturday at Waco ISD Athletic Complex. First pitch is scheduled for 3 p.m.

In Class 4A, Lampasas (17-12) will open its bi-district series against Boerne (15-16) today after rain postponed Thursday’s Game 1.

The start time is tentatively set for 4 p.m. today, and the contest will be played at Dripping Springs High School with the remainder of the series taking place Saturday at the same location. Game 2 is set to begin at 4 p.m.

Salado (14-15-2) faces a must-win situation today after losing Game 1 against Wimberley 7-5 on Thursday. The Texans improved to 19-9-1 with the win.

Game 2 is being played at Pflugerville Connally High School at 5 p.m.

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Florence will continue its first-round, best-of-three series against Karnes City.

The Lady Buffaloes opened their bi-district matchup Thursday, but a final score was not available.

Game 2 is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m., and Game 3, if necessary, will be played Saturday at 2 p.m. Both games are being played at Kyle Lehman High School.

Contact Clay Whittington at clayw@kdhnews.com

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