Lynch, Rockwall Christian make TAPPS finals

Dallas Bishop Lynch and Rockwall Christian both punched their ticket to the TAPPS baseball state finals with semifinal wins Thursday.

Bishop Lynch advanced to the 5A state final to take on Houston St. Thomas at 2:30 p.m. Friday at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. Lynch beat Houston St. Pius X 1-0 on Thursday in the state seminfinal.

St. Thomas knocked out area district champion Argyle Liberty Christian 4-3 to make it to the final.

Rockwall Christian will take on Shiner St. Paul at 10:30 a.m. Friday in the TAPPS 1A state final, also at Mary Hardin-Baylor. Rockwall Christian advanced on a 5-3 win over Kerrville Our Lady of the Hills in the state semifinal Thursday.