In a playoff rivalry that has stretched for three consecutive years, the Aledo Ladycats and Azle Lady Hornets will once again meet in the state softball playoffs.
The Ladycats, runner-up from District 8-5A, will face District 5-5A champion Azle in the area playoffs.
Game 1 is set for 3 p.m. Friday, May 6, at Chisholm Trail High School. Game 2 will be at noon, Saturday, May 7, at Chisholm Trail High School with Game 3, if necessary, to follow Game 2.
The winner of the series will advance to the regional quarterfinals and face the winner of the Birdville/Joshua area series.
The Ladycats have defeated the Lady Hornets in the regional finals the last two years.