Hays and Leander’s softball teams will meet in the regional championship round of the Class 4A playoffs this weekend. It will mark only the third time that two Austin-area softball teams have played for a spot in the state tournament.
In 2005, Elgin swept Dripping Springs with 1-0 and 2-0 victories in their Class 4A regional championship series. Three years later, Dripping Springs recorded 2-1 and 4-2 wins over Vista Ridge in the same round.
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