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Here are the high school baseball and softball postseason schedules for South Mississippi

Gulfport's Gabe Lacy slides into second with a double as George County's Layton Hughes covers during the fourth inning of their 6A South State baseball championship series at Herb Wilson field in Gulfport on May 10.
Gulfport's Gabe Lacy slides into second with a double as George County's Layton Hughes covers during the fourth inning of their 6A South State baseball championship series at Herb Wilson field in Gulfport on May 10. jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com file

The high school softball state championships begin Thursday with games being played at Southern Miss in Hattiesburg and Mississippi State in Starkville.

There are four South Mississippi high school baseball teams remaining in the playoffs with East Central-Vancleave playing for 4A South State and Gulfport-George County set for the Class 6A South State series.

Here are the schedules for this week's postseason games:

BASEBALL

Class 6A South State

Game 1 — George County 2, Gulfport 1

Game 2 — George County 7, Gulfport 5

Note: George County advances to play Desoto Central for the state title. The series begins at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Pearl.

Class 4A South State

Game 1 — Vancleave 3, East Central 1

Game 2 — Vancleave 4, East Central 0

Note: Vancleave advances to play New Hope in the 4A state title series. Game 1 is at 4 p.m. Wednesday in Pearl.

SOFTBALL

Class 6A title series

Games at Southern Miss in Hattiesburg

Game 1 — Desoto Central 4, Harrison Central 1

Game 2 — Desoto Central 3, Harrison Central 1

Note: Desoto Central wins the 6A state title.

Class 5A title series

Games at Mississippi State in Starkville

Game 1 — Neshoba Central 3, Pearl River Central 0

Game 2 — Neshoba Central 6, Pearl River Central 2

Note: Neshoba Central wins 5A state title

Class 2A title series

Games at Southern Miss in Hattiesburg

Game 1 — St. Patrick 3, Lake 2

Game 2 — St. Patrick 7, Lake 5

Note: St. Patrick wins the 2A state title.

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