Alice facing Mercedes in playoffs

The Alice Coyotes will play a best-of-three game series against Mercedes in the first round of the Class 4A playoffs.

Game 1 of the series is set for 7 p.m. Friday in Mercedes.

The series will come to Alice for Game 2 at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Coyote Baseball Complex.

If needed, Game 3 will begin 30 minutes following Game 2.