After earning first-round byes by virtue of their #6 and #7 seeds, Quitman and Weston will host Divisional V regional round playoff games this coming Thursday and Friday, April 27-28. The Wolverines will face #11 Fairview at 6:00 pm at QHS on Thursday, while Weston will welcome #10 Hornbeck to the Jackson Parish Recreation Sports Complex at the same time on Friday.
With hopes of making a second straight state tournament appearance and third in the last four years, Quitman enters the postseason with a belying 10-14 overall record. Weston, who has reached the quarterfinal in the last two years, opens play with a 15-14 slate. Both schools finished District 1B play with a 5-1 record, having split the season series.
District 5C champion Fairview beat #22 Maurepas 2-0 in the opening round to advance. The victory was the 10th in the last 11 games to run their record to 13-6. Hornbeck was also a district champion, having gone undefeated in 3C and brings in a 17-7 record after beating #23 Monterey 11-0, including a 7-2 slate against teams from Class B.
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