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Baseball Class AAAAA Championship: Loganville vs. Wayne County recap

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Class AAAAA Championship

Game 2

Loganville 3, Wayne County 2

Loganville ace Bay Witcher took the mound for Game 2 and pitched six scoreless innings as the Red Devils swept their way to the program’s third all-time state title and first since 2012.

Loganville was held scoreless until Jacob Moss drove in Dylan Strickland in the bottom of the fifth inning. Marcelles Campbell, who batted in the Red Devils’ first run of the finals in Game 1, added the insurance with an RBI later in the inning.

Loganville eventually took a 3-0 lead that held until Wayne County plated two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning off a liner to right field. Bryant Pietri threw a scoreless seventh to pick up the save.

Game 1

Loganville 3, Wayne County 0

Loganville’s Joseph Brandon pitched a complete game, no-hitter in Game 1. The Red Devils gave Brandon all the run support he would need in the bottom of the first inning when Bay Witcher drove in Marcelles Campbell to give Loganville a 1-0 lead.

The Red Devils added a two-run 4th inning that started with a Gabe Knight triple. Dylan Strickland drove in Knight and then Rhett Mixon got Strickland across the plate to make it a 3-0 game.

Brandon finished with nine strikeouts in his seven innings pitched.


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