Loganville Christian Academy nabbed the lead late in the game in a 9-6 victory over Peachtree Academy on Tuesday. The game was tied at six with Loganville Christian Academy batting in the top of the seventh when an error scored one run for Loganville Christian Academy.
Peachtree Academy scored five runs in the sixth inning, but Loganville Christian Academy still managed to pull out the victory. Peachtree Academy batters contributing to the big inning included Hunter Payne, Dakota Boeckman, Grayson Hopkins, Walker Payton, and Amman Dewberry, all driving in runs in the frame.
Loganville Christian Academy got on the board in the first inning when Payton induced Allen Brown to hit into a fielder's choice, but one run scored.
Chantz McClendon got the win for Loganville Christian Academy . He lasted one and one-third innings, allowing zero hits and zero runs while striking out three. Clayton Greer, Logan Strickland, and J.R. Curley all put in work in relief out of the bullpen, steering their team towards the victory.
Payton was on the hill for Peachtree Academy. He surrendered four runs on two hits over three innings, striking out five. Chaz Gothard and Hopkins entered the game as relief, throwing three innings and one inning respectively.
Daniel Hobbs started the game for Loganville Christian Academy . He surrendered zero runs on one hit over two innings
Dean Mugomba went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Loganville Christian Academy in hits. Loganville Christian Academy tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases. William Morris led the way with two.
Hopkins led Peachtree Academy with three hits in four at bats.
Lions host The Westminster School of Augusta on Friday March 8th to begin GISA Region 4 AAA action.