COMMERCE — From Commerce ISD: Join in the rousing send off for the first ever District-winning Lady Tiger softball team Friday as they leave for the 2A Area Playoff series against Chisum. At 2 p.m. buses will leave the high school and make their way through downtown and continue down Culver Street toward Mt. Pleasant where they first game will be played at 6 p.m. Games two and three (if needed) will be played at Grand Saline High School at 1 and 3 p.m. May 4. CMS and ACW students will line Culver Street at about 2:20 p.m. Friday to cheer the team toward victory. Everyone is invited to join in. Go Lady Tigers!
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