Baseball Class A-Public Championship: Gordon Lee vs. Schley County recap
Class A Public Championship
Schley County 6, Gordon Lee 0
Schley County scored two runs in the second inning and four more in the fifth to move past Gordon Lee Thursday afternoon in Game 1 of the A Public Championship Series at State Mutual Stadium in Rome.
The Wildcats got the scoring started in the second inning after a Chance Holloman single to left-field. Jordan Hall then singled to right to put runners at first and second with one out. Cameron Vanlerberge laid down a bunt, advancing runners to second and third. Up next was Reid Ragsdale, who was walked on four pitches, loading the bases. Chase Patrick hit an RBI single and an error by the first baseman allowed the second run to cross home plate.
Both sides remained scoreless for the next two innings but things heated up in the fifth inning as Schley County took full control of the game.
On the first pitch of the inning, Schley’s Camron Vanlerberge hit a rocket over second base for a single. Reid Ragsdale was next up and hit a ball to left field which was dropped, putting runners at first and second. Chase Patrick then came to the plate and flied out. Will Barry then hit a hard ball just over the left fielder’s outstretched arm for a two-RBI double. Senior Clint Sellars came to the plate and hit a double which brought Barry home. Junior Jordan Hall then hit a grounder to the shortstop but the throw to first was low and skipped past the first, allowing Sellars to score from second.