Baseball: Class A-Private teams beat larger, ranked foes

By Score Atlanta

Class A-Private No. 4 George Walton Academy destroyed host Class AA No. 2 Wesleyan Thursday 14-4. … Class A-Private No. 2 Mount Paran rode a 5-run fourth inning in a 7-5 win over Class AA No. 4 Calhoun Wednesday. … Mill Creek upended Class AAAAA No. 2 Gainesville 1-0 to hand the Red Elephants their second loss in a row. Pitcher Cody Pugh gave up just three hits in a complete-game shutout. … Parkview, the top-ranked team in the state’s largest classification, dominated Berkmar Thursday as pitcher Mason Caskey tossed a complete game shutout. … Milton upset Class AAAAAA No. 3 Walton 5-3 Wednesday after taking a 2-0 lead in the first inning. The Raiders, however, rebounded to beat Woodstock 6-3 Thursday as Stephen Wrenn doubled in two runs to tie the game in the seventh. … South Gwinnett took down Archer 7-3 Thursday. … Class AA No. 1 Lovett edged Peachtree Ridge 4-3 Thursday. … Class AAAAA No. 9 Sequoyah topped Osborne 10-0 May 15 as Ryan McGlamry threw a complete game shutout with eight strikeouts. However, the Chiefs were shut out by Creekview Wednesday 6-0 as Chase Puckett tossed a complete game. … Pope beat Sprayberry 8-3 Thursday as Carl Williams homered twice, knocking in two. … Class AAAA No. 9 Carrollton faced Hillgrove Wednesday and the Trojans jumped out to a 9-1 lead before Hillgrove mounted a rally in the seventh inning. The Hawks tallied four runs on three hits, three walks and a pair of Carrollton errors before Carrollton was able to escape a bases-loaded jam to end the game. Will Hersterlee was 2-for-2 and reached base four total times. He also stole three bases, scored two runs and drove in one run. … Despite two hits from Austin Meadows and an early 4-0 lead, No. 10 Grayson could only watch as Brookwood scored seven runs in the sixth inning to take a 9-5 decision at the Dave Hunter Complex in Snellville. Alvaro Castillo notched a three-run double to key the comeback victory. … Class AA No. 7 Greater Atlanta Christian extended the rough start to the season for Providence Christian with a 7-4 win Wednesday. The Spartans scored four runs in the top of the seventh to snag the victory. Ross Wood had three hits while Jackson O’Brien provided two hits and two RBIs. … Class AAAA No. 3 Lanier earned a region win over Monroe Area Wednesday with a 4-1 victory. Kameron Doster went the distance for the Longhorns, striking out seven. Blake Forte and Trenton Little each collected two hits. … Dylan Brown tossed a five-inning no-hitter in Dacula’s 12-0 victory over Berkmar. Josh Bullock provided plenty of support for Brown with four runs batted in. … Class AAA No. 1 Buford stomped region-foe Fannin County 14-0 in five innings as Jake Higginbotham struck out eight batters in just four innings of work. … Class AAA No. 6 North Hall remained undefeated in Region 7-AAA competition and handed Dawson County its first region loss of the year in a 12-1 win Wednesday. North Hall received 13 strikeouts from Preston Graham on the mound and a three-run home run from him at the plate.

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canes63

March 23rd, 2013
8:21 am

Cartersville 9-0 over Coahulla. Cartersville pitchers get no-hitter. Canes pound out 16 hit.
4 wins in 4 days while only giving up only 4 runs.

el bingo es loco

March 24th, 2013
2:52 pm

Are paragraphs just too tough to insert? That was like reading something from a five year old.

ECI Dawg

March 24th, 2013
8:40 pm

How bout the undefeated 14-0 ( PUBLIC ) class A ECI bulldogs ( Defeated AAA SE bulloch, AAA Swainsboro, AAAA Burke county, AAAAAA coffee county
Points scored – 149 Points allowed – 23
No conversation there huh?

BaseballTopFan(c)

March 25th, 2013
6:56 pm

BaseballTopFan(c) congratulates all public and private high school baseball teams in Georgia !!!

High School baseball and youth baseball are alive and well in the Peach State.

We love baseball.

GA Dawg fan

March 26th, 2013
1:28 pm

Way to Go ECI….your recruiting in all sports is paying off

what did you say

March 26th, 2013
8:23 pm

Hey ECI dawg….Are you confusing Basketball with Baseball….points scored is used in Basketball not baseball. Did you count every RBI as a 3 pointer?

ECI Dawg

March 26th, 2013
10:10 pm

Runs scored…you know what I meant.
And for GA Dawg fan, your right the recruiting is paying off in a town of say….a handfull.