Playoff baseball was on tap Thursday night in the Coastal Bend, with the one game series between Sinton and Calallen taking center stage at Whataburger Field.
A crowd of 7,800 were in the seats to watch the Pirates beat the Wildcats in the Class 4A Region IV final, 3-1.
Rene Galvan sent the ball deep into right-center field in the top of the fourth, bringing Canon Chester in to put Sinton up 2-0. Braeden Brown's shot over the Calallen left fielder's head brought Galvan in, making it 3-0.
Calallen scored its only run in the bottom of the seventh
The London Pirates also defeated the Bishop Badgers, 3-1, in Game One of their Class 3A regional final series.
The Pirates now hold a 1-0 series lead — Game Two will be at 7 p.m. Friday at Whataburger Field.