It came down to the wire on Saturday, with Walton Raiders Varsity taking victory on a dramatic walk-off single in the late innings that sealed their victory over Newnan. The game was tied at seven with Walton Raiders Varsity batting in the bottom of the seventh when Jack Story singled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run.
Walton Raiders Varsity built a five-run lead in the second inning and then held off Newnan’s charge. Newnan scored seven runs in the failed comeback on a in the third, a in the fourth, a error in the fourth, a single by Jett Lovett in the fourth, a single by Seth Bruce in the fourth, and a passed ball during Bruce‘s at bat in the sixth.
Newnan knotted the game up at seven in the top of the sixth inning. Bruce hit a line drive that was caught, scoring one run.
Logan Ethridge started the game for Newnan. He surrendered five runs on six hits over two innings, striking out two. Jacob Gregory, Tyler Rodgers, and Jaxon Dennis each contributed in relief for Newnan.
Walton Raiders Varsity had 12 hits in the game. Carl Adler, Jones, Micaiah Williams, and Haber all had multiple hits for Walton Raiders Varsity. Adler led Walton Raiders Varsity with three hits in four at bats.
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