Baseball Class AAA Championship: North Hall vs. Pierce County recap
Class AAA Championship
North Hall 9, Pierce County 2
Reese Olson pitched a complete game, his fifth of the postseason in five starts, in North Hall’s win in Game 1 Thursday at Grayson Stadium in Savannah.
The Trojans, seeking their first state championship, struck with three runs in the first inning and put the game out of reach in the sixth inning with four more.
Charlie Erickson started the scoring with two RBIs in the opening frame and Olson also drove in a run. Pierce County starter Cody Grant was pulled after two innings. North Hall added two more runs in the fifth inning on a Jackson Latty two-RBI single to make it 5-2, and Olson came through again in the sixth inning with two more RBIs, finishing the game with three.
Latty also had three RBIs, and Taber Mongero scored three runs. Olson gave up seven hits in handing Pierce County its first loss of the playoffs.