For several area baseball teams, this week could prove crucial when it comes to playoff time.

For several area baseball teams, this week could prove crucial when it comes to playoff time.

While most teams already know their playoff destinations, teams in Class 4A and 5A aren’t sure where the postseason will take them just yet.

Ardmore enters this week in a unique situation, as the Tigers will play a doubleheader this evening against Lawton Eisenhower on the road with game one set to start at 5 p.m.

The Tigers currently sit at 4-4 in district 5A-2, two games back in the win column of Altus and Duncan, but one game back in the loss column of both teams.

Eisenhower currently sits in next to last place with a district record of 2-8.

Speaking of shifting positions, the Plainview Indians and Lone Grove Longhorns will both be looking to do just that as they begin an important district series today at 4:30 p.m. from Lone Grove. 

Both of these teams currently sit tied for fourth place in district 4A-2 with 4-6 records. The winner of this series would be in prime position to challenge for third place, which belongs to Cache at 5-5.

Madill could possibly throw a problem into the standings for the Bulldogs today as the Wildcats will travel to CHS for a district doubleheader beginning at 3:30 p.m.

Madill currently sits one game back of both Plainview and Lone Grove at 3-7 in the district standings.

Other non-district games today will see No. 17 Ringling take on Healdton at home, while Kingston and Marietta will offer up a district tournament preview as KHS hits the road.

Turner will travel to Wilson, while the Dickson Comets are on the road taking on the No. 7 ranked Lindsay Leopards from Class 3A.

Ringling will be hosting its district tournament later this week taking on Waurika and Empire.

As for area slow pitch teams, Monday and Tuesday will offer the chance for final tune-ups before the district tournaments later this week.

Marietta will travel to Thackerville at 4 p.m. while Dickson travels to Ringing at 4:30 p.m.

Fresh off their victory in the Plainview Slow Pitch tournament, the No. 7 Sulphur Lady Bulldogs will travel to take on the No. 13 Healdton Lady Bulldogs. Both of these teams will be hosting their respective district tournaments with Sulphur’s beginning on Wednesday and Healdton’s on Thursday.

Speaking of teams who will be hosting district tournaments, the No. 6 Turner Lady Falcons will also begin their district tournament on Thursday, as they get one final game in on Tuesday against Caney at home.

The No. 13 Kingston Lady Redskins will be pulling double duty today and Tuesday in preparation for hosting their district tournament later this week.

Beginning at 5:30 p.m. today KHS will host No. 20 Kiowa, before taking on No. 8 Caddo from Class 3A. Tuesday will see the Lady Redskins travel to Plainview to take on the Lady Indians and Wilson.