Regional sports action heats up Monday

Regional action for golf, tennis and track gets off to a fast start Monday in the Baton Rouge area with two golf
tournaments and two tennis tournaments.

One-day boys golf tournaments are set for the LSU Golf Course and Santa Maria Golf Course. LSU is the site of the Division IV, Region II meet that features the top players in Class 2A from Baton Rouge and New Orleans. Tee times start at 8 a.m.

The Division II, Region II meet for 4A players starts at Santa Maria Golf Course with tee times that also begin at 8 a.m.

Two-day tennis tournaments are set for Highland Road Park, Forest Park and Independence Park. The Division II, Region II tennis tourney for Class 4A teams starts with matches at 8 a.m. at Highland. The Division III, Region II tourney for 3A at Independence Park starts at 9 a.m.

Action in track also begins Tuesday with meets at
Episcopal and Walker. Episcopal hosts the Class 2A, Region 2 meet starting at 2 p.m. with field events. Walker High is the site of the of the Class C, Region 3 meet that begins at 4 p.m. Also, matches at the Division IV, Region II tennis tourney for 2A at Forest Park begin at 8 a.m.

Also Tuesday, Springfield’s Carter Plantation hosts the Division I, Region II boys golf tournament that includes some of the area’s Class 5A players starts with tee times set for 8 a.m. The Division III, Region II tourney for 3A also is set for Tuesday at Santa Maria, beginning at 8 a.m.

Wednesday features the area’s only girls golf regionals. Teams in Divisions I-II, Region II tourneys will start at 8 a.m. at the LSU Golf Course.

One Baton Rouge-based tennis tournament and one track meet are set for Thursday. Dutchtown hosts the Class 5A, Region 2 track meet with field events beginning at 2:30 p.m. The Division I, Region II tennis tourney starts Thursday at 8 a.m. at Highland Road Park and concludes Friday.

Events in other areas that feature Baton Rouge competitors include the Division I, Region I boys golf tourney at Carencro’s Farm d’Allie Golf Club on Monday and three track meets at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette — the Class 1A, Region 2 meet Tuesday, the 3A, Region 2 meet Wednesday, the 4A, Region 2 meet Thursday.

Also, the 1A, Region 3 meet is Wednesday at Thibodaux High.