The District 21-A champion Slidell Lady Greyhounds warmed up for the playoffs with a throttling of Newcastle Saturday.
Slidell beat the District 17-A champions 58-16.
Slidell (26-3) broke the game open in the second quarter with a 24-5 run to take a 40-8 halftime lead.
The Lady Greyhounds limited Newcastle to eight points also in the second half.
Slidell will open the Class A Region III playoffs in the area round against the winner of Tuesday’s bi-district game against Avinger and Fannidel.