The James Bowie Pirates have a 1-0 advantage in their series with Maud following Thursday’s 5-4 win over Cardinals in Texarkana.
The Pirates took an early lead, scoring twice in the first inning to give them control.
The Cardinals were able to rally in the contest. The game was tied at 4 in the bottom of the 7th inning, but Maud walked in the winning run.
James Bowie would win the game 5-4.
Maud will look to avoid elimination when the two teams meet on Friday at 5:00 at Texas High in Texarkana. If the Cardinals win, they will play the winner-takes-all game 30 minutes after game two.