Less than 24 hours after the Bulldogs provided excitement, players on Monday were overjoyed to hear their school’s name called on television.

Players, coaches, and those who’ve been with the team since workouts began in early 2022, learned they’ll continue their season in Austin. Lane Burroughs’ team (42-19) will be paired with host-school Texas (42-19), Dallas Baptist (34-22-1), and Air Force (30-27).

First pitch will get underway on Friday, with times and opponents announced later.


(1) Texas

(2) Louisiana Tech

(3) Dallas Baptist

(4) Air Force

There’s a local tie in this regional, Sterlington High School alum, Jarrett McDonald plays for Dallas Baptist.