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Doings on the diamond


Here’s a look at local high school softball and baseball teams as of April 26, as the district and state playoffs approach.


The Centennial High School Hawks are 24-0, 13-0 in 5A District 3, and ranked No. 1 in the state.

Organ Mountain High School is 17-7 overall and 7-6 in district 5A-3, and ranked No. 10.

Mayfield High School has a 13-11 overall record and 6-7 in district 5A-3.

Las Cruces High School is 9-14 overall and 3-10 in district 5A-3.

Mesilla Valley Christian School is 10-7 overall and 4-4 in Class A/2A district 3.

The state softball championship playoffs are May 5-13, with first rounds at the homes of the higher seeds, and the rest of the games in the Albuquerque area.


An April 27 doubleheader between Centennial High School and Las Cruces High School will have statewide and district 5A-3 implications. LCHS, ranked No. 9 in the state, defeated No. 6 Centennial 6-5 on April 24, evening the teams’ district records at 11-2.

Centennial has a 20-4 overall record while LCHS is 18-5 overall.

Organ Mountain is 13-11 overall and 7-6 in district 5A-3.

Mayfield is also 13-11 overall and now 8-5 in district 5A-3.

Mesilla Valley Christian School is 8-4 overall and 2-2 in Class A district 1.

The state baseball  playoffs are May 3-13.