MALAKOFF–The Malakoff Tigers baseball team enters the 2021 season as the preseason poll favorite in 3A.
The Tigers are the No. 1-ranked 3A baseball team according to the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association.
Malakoff is ranked ahead of Troy, Brock, Bishop and Pottsboro in the top-5.
Malakoff hardly got their season started in 2020 before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, leaving their field empty and their season behind.
In the 2018-19 season, Malakoff dominated during district play, finishing 4-0 overall to take the district championship. Malakoff also defeated Whitney for the Bi-district championship before ending their season in the Area round against Franklin.