BREAKING: Pecos wins state baseball opener

In the opening round of the Class 3A state baseball tournament, Pecos routed Raton 10-2 on Wednesday to advance to the quarterfinals.

Pecos is the No. 6 seed, while Raton was seeded 11th.

The Panthers will play No. 3 Lordsburg, a 14-3 victor over Clayton, at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, at Cleveland High in Rio Rancho.

The 4A state baseball and softball tournaments get under way Friday and Saturday.

The 1A-3A state softball and 1A-2A baseball brackets will be announced this weekend.