Salado Eagles are District Champions after beating the Taylor Ducks 1-0 in a one-hitter pitched by Cody Wolf on April 29.
The Eagles will face Cuero in a best-of-three series at New Braunfels Canyon High School. The first game will be played 7 p.m. May 6. Games two and three are scheduled for 1 p.m. May 7. Thirty minutes after game two, game three will be played, if necessary.
The Cuero Gobblers are the fourth place team from District 26-4A with a record of 15-8-2 and 6-6 in district play.
Coached by Phillip Schwarz, the Gobblers made the playoffs last year, losing in the first round.
They return four starts from last year’s 14-11-1 and 7-5 team.
Senior Joey Baker is a senior who hit .341 as a junior. He was named to the All-District second team as outfielder.
Garrett Veit is a returning junior who was 4-1 on the mound for the Gobblers last year. He had a 1.68 ERA and struck out 27 batters in 2015. He was also named to the Second Team All District as a Pitcher. Veit also plays shortstop.
Junior Colton Blackwell plays third base. He hit .382 last year with 15 RBI. He was named second team All District third base.
Sophomore Cole Payne hit .291 last year with 16 RBI. He was named All District second team Utility Player.
Salado is 19-10 after beating Taylor in a rubber match to decide the District Championship. Salado has won back-to-back District Championships with the recent win.