Indians Rebound on Diamond with Win
The Stephens County Indian baseball team bounces back after its first loss of the season with a non-region win.
Stephens County plated five runs in the bottom of the first without getting a hit and went on to a 10-4 victory over George Walton Academy Saturday at the Reservation.
The Indians took advantage of three walks, two errors, and two hit batsmen to plate the five first inning runs.
Stephens County then plated five more runs over the second, third, and fourth innings to build its lead.
Josh Slate had three RBIs and two runs scored to lead the Indian offense. Davis McCall added two RBIs and Kain Hewitt also knocked in a run for Stephens County.
Hewitt also picked up the win on the mound for Stephens County, allowing two runs and six hits over five innings while striking out six and walking just one.
Evan Rumsey pitched the final two innings for Stephens County.
J.D. Buice hit a homerun for George Walton Academy.
The Indians move to 3-1 with the win while George Walton Academy falls to 2-3.
Stephens County heads on the road Monday evening to take on Franklin County.
First pitch Monday is set for 5:55 p.m. and airtime is set for 5:45 p.m. on AM 630 WNEG and wnegradio.com.