The Second Round of the State Playoffs
Wednesday, May 4th - 5:00pm
Wednesday, May 4th - 8:00pm
IF game Thursday, May 5th
Eagle Peak Baseball
After completing their sweep of Parkview this past Friday, the Etowah Eagles will be hosting the second-round doubleheader against the Colquitt County Packers on Wednesday, May 4th. If necessary, a deciding game would be played on Thursday.
Come on out and show your support for the Eagles!
The Etowah Eagles reach the "SWEET 16" on the backs of starting pitchers Bryce O’Brien and Sawyer Gipson-Long, and some relief work by Nick Torres and Andrew Keene. The Eagles swept Parkview starting with a 4-0 win in a strong, complete game shutout pitched by Bryce O’Brien in game one.
The second game went 10 innings; with a homerun by Drew Waters tying the game in the bottom of the 6th. Sawyer Gipson-Long pitched an outstanding and impressive 8-1/3 innings striking out 14 batters. Nick Torres entered the 9th with runners on 1st and 2nd, on one pitch got Parkview to hit into a double play. Andrew Keene entered the 10th with a runner on first and went forward to strike out the side. The Eagles scored one run in the bottom of the 10th to complete the sweep.
See also article in the Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News.
The Etowah Eagles finish 3rd in the region with a 12-4 region record and an 18-7 season record. The Eagles will travel to compete against the Parkview Panthers Friday, April 29th for a double header starting at 5:00pm.
Region play is a best of 3 game series. If the teams split the first two games a third game will be held on Saturday.
The Etowah Baseball Team spent Saturday morning, 4/16 teaming up with players from Miracle League of Cherokee County. The players enjoyed their time and both groups made impressions that will last a lifetime.
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