Sports this week

dshirley@macon.comMay 5, 2013 

MONDAY

NL SHOWDOWN

The Atlanta Braves head to Cincinnati to face off with the Reds (7:10 p.m., SportSouth).

Others to watch: GHSA baseball playoffs (Peach County at Swainsboro, 5 p.m.); NBA playoffs (Chicago at Miami, 7 p.m.; Golden State at San Antonio, 9:30 p.m.).

 

TUESDAY

GHSA GIRLS SOCCER PLAYOFFS CONTINUE

The GHSA girls teams return to action in the playoffs (At khens Academy at FPD, Houston County at Whitewater, Westover at Veterans, Upson-Lee at Wayne County, Howard at Cairo, Central at Central-Carrollton, Peach County at Chapel Hill, Lamar County at Dublin, Toombs County at Putnam County).

Others to watch: Atlanta Braves at Cincinnati Reds (7:10 p.m., SportSouth); Belmont at Mercer (6 p.m.); NBA playoffs (Indiana at New York, 7 p.m.; Memphis at Oklahoma City, 9:30 p.m.).

 

WEDNESDAY

GHSA BASEBALL PLAYOFFS CONTINUE

The GHSA baseball teams enter the second round of their playoffs (Houston County at Starr’s Mill, Dutchtown at Veterans, West Laurens/Statesboro at Crisp County, Mary Persons at Locust Grove, Callaway/Southeast Bulloch at Dodge County, Lamar County at Westside-Augusta, Darlington at FPD, Peach County/Swainsboro at Pierce County).

GHSA BOYS SOCCER PLAYOFFS CONTINUE

The GHSA boys teams return to action in the playoffs (Northgate at Houston County, Upson-Lee at Mary Persons, Jonesboro at Veterans, Howard at Dutchtown, Peach County at Savannah Arts, Pierce County at Dodge County, Toombs County at Fitzgerald, Vidalia at Putnam County, FPD at Athens Academy).

Others to watch: Atlanta Braves at Cincinnati Reds (12:35 p.m., SportSouth); Belmont at Mercer (4 p.m.); High school tennis playoffs (FPD at Pace Academy, 4 p.m.); NBA playoffs (Chicago at Miami, 7 p.m.; Golden State at San Antonio, 9:30 p.m.).

 

THURSDAY

ON TRACK FOR A TITLE

The GHSA girls track and field meet begins a three-day stint in Albany

Others to watch: Atlanta Braves at San Francisco Giants (10:15 p.m., Fox Sports South); The Players Championship.

 

FRIDAY

OPENING THE TITLE CHASE

The GISA baseball playoffs begin with first-round series.

Others to watch: GHSA girls track and field meet; GHSA girls soccer playoffs; East Tennessee State at Mercer (6 p.m.); Atlanta Braves at San Francisco Giants (10:15 p.m., Fox Sports South); The Players Championship; NBA playoffs (Miami at Chicago, 8 p.m.; San Antonio at Golden State at, 10:30 p.m.).

 

SATURDAY

CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES

The Stratford girls host the GISA Class AAA soccer title game at 5:30 p.m., followed by the Stratford boys against Mount de Sales for their championship.

Others to watch: GHSA girls track and field meet; GHSA boys soccer playoffs; East Tennessee State at Mercer (7 p.m.); Atlanta Braves at San Francisco Giants (4:05 p.m., Fox Sports South); The Players Championship; Sprint Cup Series’ Bojangles’ Southern 500 (6:45 p.m., FOX); NBA playoffs (Oklahoma City at Memphis, 5 p.m.; New York at Indiana, 8 p.m.).

 

SUNDAY

HOME FINALE

Mercer’s baseball team wraps up its home season against East Tennessee State (1 p.m.).

Others to watch: Atlanta Braves at San Francisco Giants (4:05 p.m., Fox Sports South); The Players Championship.

 

 

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