Taylor tops Smithville in first-round baseball playoff Posted in: Sports The Smithville High School varsity baseball team was knocked out of the 2022 UIL 4A State Championships last Friday night, after losing an 11-3 road decision to the Taylor Ducks during a bi-district round, one game playoff.The matchup offered plenty of intrigue, with Smithville having been eliminated from the state playoffs by these same Taylor Ducks in the bi-district round of last year’s tournament. Though, rather than being a one-game showdown, last season’s affair was a best-of-three series in which Taylor prevailed two games to one.Last Friday night, the stakes were equally as high. But this time around, a single ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!