First Presbyterian Christian Academy’s baseball team forced a tiebreaker game in the state playoffs after going 1-1 Friday in the best-of-three series at Citizen’s Christian Academy in Douglas. However, the Highlanders lost game three Saturday afternoon.
The Patriots triumphed in game one taking a 6-2 victory.
The Highlanders made the second game a dogfight. The game was knotted at 6-6 in the bottom of the sixth inning, and the Highlanders dug deep to pull out an 8-7 win in game two.
In Saturday’s win-or-go-home game, the Highlanders lost, 4-3. FPCA ended the season 11-8 overall.
Bradwell Institute’s baseball team traveled to Powder Springs to take on Hillgrove High School in the first round of the state playoffs Friday night. The Tiger boys lost the first two games in the best-of-three series to end the Hinesville team’s season.
The Hillgrove Hawks shut out the Tigers, 10-0 and 9-0, to advance to the quarterfinals.
BI finished the season 16-12 overall and 13-5 in Region 3-AAAAA.
Jenkins High also was eliminated, losing 6-1 and 5-0 to Harrison High School. Camden County advanced in the playoffs by topping McEachern, 6-5 and 6-3. The scores for Benedictine at North Cobb were not available at press time.
In other Tigers news, the Lady Tigers soccer team was eliminated from the state playoffs after losing to Harrison High, 9-0, on Wednesday. The BI girls finished 9-6 overall and 7-2 in Region 3-AAAAA.