Eastside Edges Indians

Eastside plates two runs each in the fifth and sixth innings to pull away and defeat the Stephens County Indians 5-2 in Region 8-AAAA baseball action Monday in Covington.

Austin Holloway led Eastside with a single and a run scored in the fifth inning and an RBI single in the sixth inning. Hunter Ballard also doubled and scored a run for the Eagles.

Ben Cleveland had a solo home run for Stephens County and Davis McCall added an RBI single.

Stephens County drops to 16-6 overall and 9-4 in region play with the loss.

Meanwhile, Eastside is 7-6 in the region and 12-11 overall.

The Indians and Eagles are scheduled to square off again today in Toccoa to make up a game that was rained out on Friday.

First pitch today from the Reservation is set for 5:55 p.m.

Air time is set for 5:45 p.m. on AM 630 WNEG and wnegradio.com.