Cherokee County will have its first state baseball champion in 59 years.
Etowah and Woodstock – both unranked with losing records in region play – each won a Game 3 Thursday to advance to the Class AAAAAAA championship series next week.
Etowah defeated third-ranked Mill Creek 5-4. Woodstock beat second-ranked North Gwinnett 4-3.
Both Cherokee teams have won four straight playoff rounds on the road after finishing tied for third place in strong …