Aaron Kohring fired a two-hit shutout as the Burton Panthers beat Holland, 4-0 in the opener of the Region IV/2A Area Playoffs.
The Panthers (21-9) broke a scoreless tie with one run in the fifth inning, then added three in the sixth.
The Panthers managed just four hits off Holland (16-11) pitching.
Caleb Fuchs tripled and drove in a run. Bailey Deramus had a single, scored a run and drove in a run. Demonderick Winters singled and scored a run. And, Cade Weiss added a single.
Friday night the Burton Panthers had a tougher time against Holland, but was still able to pull off the sweep, defeating Holland 10-8.
Burton starting the night red hot plating 5-runs in the top of the 1st inning. Aaron Kohring had a 2-run double and Cade Weiss singled 2 more runs in. Kohring also batted a run in with a single in the 4th inning.
Holland woke up on Friday night plating 3-runs in the second inning and 5 more in the 4th, to lead 8-7 at that point.
The Panthers would put the game away in the 5th with 3-runs. Caleb Fuchs had a RBI single and Cash Callahan belted a double to bring another run in. That's where the game stood for the rest of the night.
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL PLAYOFFS
REGION III/5A, AREA PLAYOFFS
BURTON PANTHERS (21-9/10-0) vs. HOLLAND (16-11/11-3) (BURTON WINS 2-0)
GAME-1, PANTHERS 4 HOLLAND 0
GAME-2, PANTHERS 10 HOLLAND 8
REGION IV/A, AREA PLAYOFFS,
FAYETTEVILLE 3 ROUND TOP-CARMINE (11-10) 0
REGION III/5A AREA PLAYOFFS
TOMBALL (22-9) def. A&M CONSOLIDATED, 2-0 (5-3, 4-2)
TOMBALL MEMORIAL (25-8) def. COLLEGE STATION, 2-1 (3-2, 1-2, 4-2)
MAGNOLIA (26-6) vs. LINDALE, 2-0 (6-1, 15-1)
REGION III/4A, AREA PLAYOFFS
LORENA def. NAVASOTA, 2-0 (3-1, 5-0)
REGION IV/4A, AREA PLAYOFF
BOERNE def. BELLVILLE, 2-1 (2-5, 6-1, 11-3)
FREDRICKSBURG def. SEALY, 2-1 (5-8, 11-3, 6-0)