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Baseball schedule updates: Rain delays three finals, pushes Johns Creek-Lee County to Friday

12:09 pm May. 24, 2017

Game 3 of the Johns Creek-Lee County semifinal series, scheduled for Wednesday afternoon, has been rained out and will be played Friday at 1 p.m. in Leesburg.

Also, the AA and A private finals slated to start Wednesday in Savannah have been moved to Friday.

Previews of all eight state championship series

The AAAAAA finals are to be announced. The GHSA indicated that they would be played Tuesday and Wednesday next week,

GHSA sets schedule for state baseball finals in Rome, Savannah

9:09 am May. 19, 2017

The GHSA released the schedule for the eight state baseball finals on Friday.

They will be played at Rome’s State Mutual Stadium, home of the Rome Braves, and Savannah’s Grayson Stadium, home of the Savannah Bananas.

Team on the right is home.

Wednesday
In Rome
Class AAAAAAA
Game 1 – 5 p.m. (Etowah vs. Woodstock)
Game 2 – 8 p.m. (Woodstock vs. Etowah)

Thursday
In Rome
Class A Public
Game 1 – 11 a.m. (Schley County vs. Gordon Lee)
Game 2 –

QF baseball recap: Hooray for Cherokee County; a look at all 32 series

12:47 am May. 12, 2017

The baseball quarterfinals are done. On to the semifinals, which start Wednesday.

Below are recaps of the 32 quarterfinal series. Missing a couple, but will add those when information becomes available.

Most amazing might’ve been the 23 strikeouts by two Locust Grove pitchers in a 12-inning victory over McIntosh. Locust Grove has allowed three runs in six playoff games.

Also pretty cool is the pair of Cherokee County semifinalists – Etowah and Woodstock

Updated: Etowah’s Keene pitches no-hitter, hits grand slam, 3-run HR; Alexander, Ringgold win

5:56 pm May. 7, 2017

Tuesday update: The last three second-round series were played Monday.

Alexander beat Valdosta 6-5 when cleanup hitter Gavin Harmon hit a two-out, two-run double in the bottom of the seventh inning. Jason Hinchman and Justin Culpepper had singled ahead of him. It was Harmon’s second double. Adam Smith homered for Alexander. The Valdosta loss ends the high school career of D.L. Hall, who had 16 strikeouts in Valdosta’s 6-2 win in