The Blue Ridge Tigers won their series opener over Goldthwaite, 15-5 in a 5th inning run rule.
The Tigers rattled off 7 runs in the 1st inning, sparked by a two run homer by Zach Gidney. Hayden Griffin scored on a passed ball in the 5th to end the game.
Game two of the regional semifinals will be played on Saturday in Granbury at 1pm. Game three will follow if needed.