La Vernia swept the Salado Lady Eagles in the bi-district round of the 4A UIL softball playoffs on May 1-2, ending Salado’s season. The La Vernia Lady Bears are the 26-4A District Champions. They will face Columbus in the Area round of the playoffs.
Salado was the fourth-place team in District 25-4A, which had three top 20 teams in it — Burnet, Lampasas and Liberty Hill — that finished in a three-way tie for the championship. All three beat their first round opponents.
Burnet beat Goliad 3-2 and 4-1. Lampasas beat Cuero 10-0 and 9-2. Liberty Hill beat Yoakum 5-0 and 14-1.