The 2015 OSAA State championship baseball and softball tournaments will kick off throughout the county Wednesday with Newport and Taft high schools hosting opening-round games in both sports.
The Newport High softball team will host North Valley of Grants Pass at 3 p.m. in Class 4A action at Yaquina Elementary School, while the baseball team will meet Scappoose at 5 p.m. at Frank Wade Memorial Field.
The Taft High baseball team will take on St. Mary’s of Medford and the softball team will play Clatskanie at 4:30 p.m. games.
The Toledo High baseball team will also open State tournament play in the Class 2A/1A ranks with a road game at Dufer.
For complete coverage of the State championship tournaments, go to SportsLincolnCounty.com or click here.