Robertson's 14th seed Cardinal baseball team edged No. 3 Sandia Prep 6-5 in Albuquerque on Friday evening to open the Class 3A state tournament. The Cards will need to win once more in a Saturday doubleheader to complete the upset and advance to the quarterfinals.
Meanwhile, West Las Vegas, the 15th seed, lost 18-4 at No. 2 Bloomfield. The Dons need to sweep the host Bobcats on Saturday to move on in the tourney.
The quarterfinals of the Class 3A bracket will be held Thursday in Albuquerque at a couple of local high schools. The finals are Saturday at Isotopes Park.